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 Department of Economics

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 WORKSHOP ON
INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

NOVEMBER 1-2, 2007
ANKARA, TURKEY

 OBJECTIVE

We are well aware that innovation and related strategies shape economies in critical ways. In the U.S., in particular, innovation lead growth has been fundamental to country’s wealth. Apart from the developed world developing world has also been engaged in catching up with this race. There are many issues related to the developing world such as the patent law, cluster development and financing small and medium size enterprises which present a challenge for these countries. Much has been said about the developed world and it is time to understand the micro and macro issues of innovation and growth at the developing country scale. Against this background the main purpose of the workshop is to understand the fundamental issues of innovation and entrepreneurship in the developing world from a theoretical, empirical and political perspective.

 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Lance B. Kurke, Kurke & Associates, Inc , Carnegie Mellon University
James B. Burnham, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
Gokhan Capoglu, Atilim University, Ankara, Turkey
Sinan Tandogan, Tubitak, Ankara,Turkey
 

 OPEN PAPER SESSIONS

Papers on the following topics are warmly invited:
● Innovation and patenting in developing countries
● Cluster development in developing countries
● Innovation Strategies and policy in developing countries
● Small and Medium size enterprises and innovation in developing countries
● Market entry barriers and innovation in developing countries
● Innovation and Growth in developing countries
● Financing small and medium size entersprises
 

Please e-mail abstracts (50-100 characters) to innovation@cankaya.edu.tr either as Word or PDF file attachment and indicate whether you would like to serve as a discussant or session chair. All abstracts will be reviewed by a scientific committee.Please e-mail abstracts (50-100 characters) to innovation@cankaya.edu.tr either as Word or PDF file attachment and indicate whether you would like to serve as a discussant or session chair. All abstracts will be reviewed by a scientific committee. Selected conference papers will be published in a book by Springer Publishers U.S.A., Entrepreneurship book series.

Deadline for submission of abstracts: July 30, 2007
Notification of acceptance: August 15, 2007
Deadline for submission of papers: September 30, 2007

 

ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE

Dr. Neslihan Aydogan, Cankaya University
Dr. M. Mete Doganay, Cankaya University
Ms. Arzu Kalemci, Cankaya University
Ms. Ayse Ozsuca, Cankaya University
Mr. Alper Celik, Cankaya University
Mr. Gokhan Dogan, Cankaya University
 

For more information, please contact Dr. Neslihan Aydogan or Dr. M. Mete Doganay.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Dr. Neslihan Aydogan, Cankaya University, Economics Department, Ankara, Turkey
Dr. Hasan Isin Dener, Cankaya University, Department of Management, Ankara, Turkey
Mr. Sinan Tandogan, TUBITAK, Ankara, Turkey

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