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The Economics of innovation

Technical innovations and organizational innovations are of major importance for the competitive performance of firms and of nations and for the long term growth of the world economy.
Print Book, English, ©1990
E. Elgar, Aldershot, Hants, England, ©1990
Fictional Work
xx, 504 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
9781852781712, 1852781718
Part I: Innovation and Evolutionary Models of Economic Growth and Development1. R.R. Nelson and S.G. Winter (1974), 'Neoclassical vs Evolutionary Theories of Economic Growth: Critique and Prospectus'2. J.E. Elliott (1980), 'Marx and Schumpeter on Capitalism's Creative Destruction: A Comparative Restatement'3. S. Winter (1986), 'Comments on Arrow and on Lucas'4. J. Fagerberg (1987), 'A Technology Gap Approach to Why Growth Rates Differ'5. G. Silverberg, G. Dosi, and L. Orsengio (forthcoming), 'Innovation, Diversity and Diffusion: A Self-Organisation Model'Part II: Sources and Effects of Innovation6. G. Dosi (1988), 'Sources, Procedures, and Microeconomic Effects of Innovation'Part III: Innovative Strategies of Firms7. D. Mowery (1983), 'The Relationship between Intrafirm and Contractural Forms of Industrial Research in American Manufacturing, 1900-1940'8. D. J. Teece (1986), 'Profiting from Technological Innovation: Implications for Integration, Collaboration, Licensing and Public Policy'9. B. Gold (1980), 'On the Adoption of Technological Innovations in Industry: Superficial Models and Complex Decision Processes'10. R. Rothwell and P. Gardiner (1988), 'Re-Innovation and Robust Designs: Producer and User Benefits'11. M.A. Maidique and B.J. Zirger (1985), 'The New Product Learning Cycle'12. K. Pavitt (1984), 'Sectoral Patterns of Technical Change: Towards a Taxonomy and a Theory'13. F. Kodman (1986), 'Japanese Innovation in Mechatronics Technology'Part IV: The Selective Environment of Confronting Innovative Firms14. L. L. G. Soete (1979), 'Firm Size and Inventive Activity: The Evidence Reconsidered'15. R. Kaplinsky (1983), 'Firm Size and Technical Change in a Dynamic Context'16. E. Mansfield, M. Schwartz and S. Wagner (1981), 'Imitation Costs and Patents: An Empirical Study'17. E. Von Hippel (1982), 'Appropriability of Innovation Benefit as a Predictor of the Source of Innovation'18. E. Mansfield (1985), 'How Rapidly does New Industrial Technology Leak Out?'19. W.B. Arthur (1989), 'Competing Technologies, Increasing Returns and Lock-in by Historical Events'20. P.A. David (1985), 'Clio and the Economics of QWERTY'21. J.S. Metcalfe (1981), 'Impulse and Diffusion in the Study of Technical Change'Part V: Patterns of Innovation, Trajectories, Cycles and Paradigms22. N. Rosenberg (1976), 'On Technological Expectations'23. J.M. Utterback and W.J. Abernathy (1975), 'A Dynamic Model of Process and Product Innovation'24. D. Sahal (1985), 'Technological Guideposts and Innovation Avenues'25. C. Perez (1985), 'Microelectronics, Long Waves and World Structural Change: New Perspectives for Developing Countries'26. C. Freeman (1984), 'Prometheus Unbound'
Articles reprinted from journals of economics and of policies for science and technology published in the 1980s