Innovation Policy in Panama

Design, Implementation and Evaluation

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This report reviews the experience of Panama in designing, implementing and evaluating innovation policy. It provides a comparative analysis of Panama’s innovation performance and reviews the design and implementation of the national innovation policy focusing on the National Plan (2010-2014). The review of the institutional setting, the policy mix and budget for innovation policy includes a comparison with the experience of two peer countries, the Dominican Republic and Uruguay.



Evaluating the implementation of innovation policy in Panama

OECD Development Centre

This chapter presents an overview of the importance of setting up systems to monitor and evaluate innovation policy. It presents the experiences of different countries that are evaluating innovation policies, focusing on the institutional capabilities that are required and the challenges involved in setting up effective monitoring systems. It concludes by assessing the experience of Panama in implementing and evaluating innovation policy, pointing to key issues for further improvement.


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