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The economics of industrial innovation

Christopher Freeman, Luc Soete (Author)
This text provides an analysis of the trends and dynamics of innovation in industry. It has been updated with recent statistical information and examples. A new section explores the debate surrounding macroeconomics in an analysis of the impact of globalization on industrial change.
Print Book, English, 1999
3. ed., reprinted View all formats and editions
Pinter, London, 1999
VIII, 470 Seiten Diagramme
9781855670709, 9781855670716, 1855670704, 1855670712
Part 1 Rise of science-related technology: introduction; evolutionary theory in economics and technical change; process innovations; materials innovations; product and system innovation; paradigm change. Part 2 Innovations and the firms: the microeconomics of innovation; success and failure, the role of marketing and user-producer networks; innovation, size of firm, economies of scale and scope; uncertainty, project evaluation and finance of innovation, management strategy and theory of the firm. Part 3 Macroeconomics of innovation - science, technology and economic growth; globalization and multinational corporations; underdevelopment and catching up. Part 4 Innovation and public policies: market failure and aspects of public support for innovation; technical change, employment and skills; environmental issues; technological assessment. Appendix: measurement and definitions.
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