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Rizk Nagla


The American University in Cairo Press (UK)


157,24 PLN
Wysyłamy w 21 dni

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Dr Nagla Rizk is Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research Founding Director of the Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D) and Associate Professor of Economics at the School of Business the American University in Cairo. Her area of research is the economics of knowledge information technology and development with focus on business models in the digital economy intellectual property and human development. She is a founding member of the Access to Knowledge Global Academy in collaboration with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School and partners from Brazil China India South Africa and the United States. She is an affiliated fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School member of the Advisory Board of IQsensato international research and policy think tank and member of the board of the Genero Initiative for copyright. Rizk served as Chair of the Economics Department at AUC taught at the University of Toronto and served as research advisor for Egypts Ereadiness project at the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. She received her PhD in economics from McMaster University in Canada and her MA and BA in economics from AUC.Nagla Rizk is professor of economics and founding director of the Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D) at the School of Business of the American University in Cairo. She is also a faculty associate at Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and an affiliated fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. Hassan Azzazy is professor of chemistry at the American University in Cairo and is the founder of the Novel Diagnostics and Therapeutics Research Group. He has worked with the European Training Foundation to promote the introduction of entrepreneurial learning in higher education in Egypt and is the recipient of the Young Innovator Award from Burayda Colleges in Saudi Arabia and the Global Innovator Award from Texas Christian University.Entrepreneurship and innovation have emerged globally as significant drivers for inclusive economic growth contributing to both job and wealth creation. Especially since Egypts 2011 revolution the need has become pressing for novel models that capitalize on the countrys human resources. Half of the Egyptian population is less than 25 years old and almost one quarter is between 18 and 29 years old. More than any other time an entrepreneurial spirit and innovative mindset need to be fostered and encouraged to best rebuild the countrys economy on solid and sustainable foundations.This important book sheds new light on the promise of entrepreneurship and innovation in restructuring Egypt and their potential for promoting economic development. It probes the relationship between innovation and economic growth providing linkages between academic research and applied/industry needs. It also looks at how creativity and innovation can be embedded in the educational system

Wymiary: 230 mm 150 mm 453 gr

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