This wide-ranging collection approaches innovation and development with a focus upon the developing world and includes a number of articles from eminent scholars in developing countries. With papers ranging from 1973, the book provides an authoritative account of how thinking has evolved in this area. It provides a firm theoretical foundation in innovation systems, processes, institutions and policies from the perspective of developing countries. Topics include capacity building, learning, industrial development, agricultural innovation and sustainable development. The collection will provide a valuable reference to new students, postgraduates and professional economists seeking to broaden and deepen their knowledge of development and innovation in the developing world.