How to map and address the fundamental drivers of a knowledge economy and productive knowledge? What are the opportunities for development and spill over effects of different products? Which geographies, capabilities or value chains to focus on? How to establish a constructive dialogue with the private sector?
Building on the concept of Economic Complexity developed by academics from Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Whiteshield Partners has developed a methodology to gauge relative capabilities at both the national and subnational level, incorporating both manufacturing and services.
The capability and knowledge mapping allows policy makers to identify actions which will strengthen their relative positioning in the knowledge economy and generate opportunities for the development of new and related product & services areas.