By Ramesh Subramanian,Lea Shaver
This is the 3rd quantity in our entry to wisdom sequence. India is a $1 trillion economic system which however struggles with a truly excessive poverty price and extremely low entry to wisdom for nearly seventy percentage of its inhabitants which lives in rural areas.
This quantity positive factors 4 elements on present matters dealing with highbrow estate, improvement coverage (especially rural improvement coverage) and linked innovation, from the Indian viewpoint. each one bankruptcy is authored by means of students taking an interdisciplinary method and affiliated to Indian or American universities and Indian think-tanks. every one examines a coverage quarter that considerably affects entry to wisdom. those contain info and communications expertise for improvement; the Indian electronic divide; networking rural components; copyright and comparative company types in tune; unfastened and open resource software program; patent reform and entry to drugs; the position of the Indian govt in selling entry to wisdom across the world and regionally.
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