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Innovation for Development Report 2010–2011 Country Profiles

Profiles offer bird's-eye view of each country

The Innovation for Development Report's Country Profiles offer a bird's-eye view of the particular situation and dimensions of innovation capacity in each of 68 important countries that account for the lion's share of world output. The thumbnail image to the right is a sample of a two-page country profile.

(In addition to the printed version of
The Innovation for Development Report 2010–2011, which features the 70 country profiles, 61 additional country profiles are also available for purchase in a downloadable .pdf version in the Supplement to The Innovation for Development Report
. Below is a listing of all 131 countries with their corresponding
Innovation Capacity Index rank and score.)

Key Indicators

Each profile includes a set of key selected indicators related to population, GDP, literacy rate, life expectancy, female labor force participation rate, and CO2 emissions, drawing on statistics from the World Bank’s World Development Indicators, the IMF World Economic Outlook, and UNESCO.

Pictorial representation of Innovation Capacity Index

Also featured is a pictorial representation of the Innovation Capacity Index (ICI), showing each country’s ICI rankings and scores on the five key Index pillars: Institutional environment; Human capital, training, and social inclusion; Regulatory and legal framework; Research and development; Usage of ICT.

Surrounding these are the pillar subindexes: Good governance; Country policy assessment; Social inclusion and equity policies; Education; Doing business; R&D infrastructure; Patents and trademarks; Telephone communications; Mobile cellular communications; Internet, computers and TV; Government ICT usage; and Quality of the infrastructure.

An “Index thermometer,” a horizontal graphic representation of the relative contribution of each pillar score to the overall Index score, is yet another feature.

Country relative performance graphs

A “Country relative performance” graph includes four radial charts comparing a given country’s Index pillar and pillar subindex scores with the average scores of the countries at the same income level and having a similar political regime.
profile sample

Top priorities for policy reform and achievements

The final section, called “In focus,” is divided into two bar graphs, one titled “Top priorities for policy reform” that shows a select group of indicators in which a country’s performance is below the income group average. These represent areas warranting greater policy focus and efforts at reform. The other bar graph, “Significant indicators above income group average,” highlights some of the country’s achievements. The priorities for policy reform and areas of achievement are selected from a list of indicators ranked according to their statistical significance (highest Pearson coefficient) with respect to the final Index scores. This means that a) an improvement in the suggested areas of reform would produce a greater impact on the final Index score and rankings, and b) that high marks on these significant indicators contributed to raising the country’s ranking and score with respect to countries in its income group.

Profiles of 131 Countries now available: The Innovation for Development Report 2010–2011, published by Palgrave/Macmillan, features detailed ICI profiles of 70 countries around the globe (marked below with a star ).  An additional 61 country profiles are also available in the Supplement to The Innovation for Development Report (in a free downloadable pdf version: click here for details). 
Order your copy of the 397-page book, or the 130-page Supplement, or both. See below for details.

COUNTRY
ICI RANK
ICI SCORE


Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of
130
27.4
Algeria 94 42.5 top
Angola
125
31.9
Argentina 68
49.3
Australia 17
69.4
Austria 22
66.7
Azerbaijan, Republic of
50
53.8
Bahrain, Kingdom of
34
57.0
Bangladesh
110
38.6
Belgium 23
66.1
Belize 91
43.7
Bolivia 98
41.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina 73
47.5
Botswana 69
48.9
Brazil 81
45.3
Bulgaria 33
57.4
Cambodia
113
37.4
Cameroon 115
37.1
Canada 7
73.6
Chad
130
27.4
Chile 31
58.3
China, People's Republic 64
49.9
Colombia 66
49.4
Congo, Republic of
118
36.0
Costa Rica 59
51.3
Cte d'Ivoire 122
32.8

Croatia, Republic of 52
53.2

Cyprus 43
55.2

Czech Republic 32
57.8

Denmark 6
74.3
Dominican Republic 79
45.5

Ecuador 84
44.6

Egypt, Arab Republic of 75
46.6

El Salvador 71
48.0

Estonia, Republic of 25
60.5

Ethiopia 108
39.2

Finland 4
76.1

France 24
65.3

Georgia 44
55.0

Germany 20
68.9

Ghana 76
46.4

Greece 64
49.9

Guatemala 83
44.7

Guinea 124
32.1

Haiti 129
28.3

Honduras 92
43.4

Hong Kong SAR 13
71.4

Hungary 35
56.8

Iceland 19
69.0

India 88
44.2

Indonesia 77
46.0

Iran, Islamic Republic of 85
44.5

Iraq 123
32.6

Ireland 18
69.1

Israel 21
67.5

Italy 36
56.7

Jamaica 79
45.5

Japan 16
70.2

Jordan 51
53.7

Kazakhstan, Republic of 54
53.1

Kenya 101
41.4

Korea, Republic of 11
72.1

Kuwait 59
51.3

Lao PDR 114
37.2

Latvia, Republic of 30
58.7

Lebanon 87
44.3

Countries (70) profiled in The Innovation for Development Report
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COUNTRY
ICI RANK ICI SCORE

Lithuania, Republic of 26
59.6

Luxembourg 10
72.2
Macedonia, FYR 42
55.3
Madagascar 96
42.1

Malawi 109
39.1

Malaysia 39
56.4

Mali 121
35.0

Malta 47
54.6

Mauritania 118
36.0

Mauritius 46
54.7

Mexico 62
50.2

Morocco
88
44.2

Mozambique, Republic of 105
39.8

Namibia 77
46.0

Nepal 102
40.8

Netherlands 8
72.8

New Zealand 14
71.3

Nicaragua 100
41.5

Niger 127
31.1

Nigeria 116
36.8

Norway 12
72.0

Oman 58
51.8

Pakistan 102
40.8

Panama 66
49.4

Papua New Guinea 107
39.5

Paraguay 88
44.2

Peru 70
48.7

Philippines 81
45.3
Poland 40
56.3

Portugal 36
56.7

Qatar 41
55.9

Romania 55
53.0

Russian Federation 56
52.8

Rwanda 93
43.2

Saudi Arabia 48
54.1

Senegal 110
38.6

Singapore 3
76.7

Slovak Republic 36
56.7

Slovenia, Republic of 27
59.1

South Africa 52
53.2

Spain 29
58.8

Sri Lanka 86
44.4
Sudan
120
35.9

Suriname 112
38.4

Sweden 1
80.3
Switzerland 2
78.1
Syrian Arab Republic
97
42.0

Taiwan 9
72.5

Tanzania 98
41.9

Thailand 45
54.8
Togo
126
31.2

Trinidad and Tobago 72
47.7

Tunisia 48
54.1

Turkey 62
50.2
Uganda
106
39.7

Ukraine 61
50.4
United Arab Emirates
28
58.9

United Kingdom 14
71.3
United States 5
74.8
Uruguay 56
52.8
Venezuela 104
40.4
Vietnam 74
47.1
Yemen, Republic of
117
36.3

Zambia 94
42.5

Zimbabwe 128
29.6

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The Innovation for Development Report
Augusto Lpez-Claros, Editor