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India as a Pioneer of Innovation

Harbir Singh, Ananth Padmanabhan, and Ezekiel J. Emanuel


What does innovation mean to and in India? What are the predominant areas of innovation for India, and under what situations do they succeed or fail? This book addresses these all-important questions arising within diverse Indian contexts: informal economy, low-cost settings, large business groups, entertainment and copyright-based industries, an evolving pharma sector, a poorly organized and appallingly underfunded public health system, social enterprises for the urban poor, and innovations for the millions. It explores the issues that promote and those that hinder the country’s rise as an in ... More

Keywords: innovation, competition, regulation, technology, liberalization, informal economy, institutional voids, intellectual property, public health, urban poverty

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199476084
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199476084.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harbir Singh, editor
Mack Professor of Management and Co-director, Mack Center for Technological Innovation, The Wharton School

Ananth Padmanabhan, editor
Fellow, Carnegie India

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, editor
Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania

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