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The politics of innovation : why some countries are better than others at science et technology

Author: Mark Zachary Taylor
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press [2016] © 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Why are some countries better than others at science and technology? Written in accessible language, The Politics of Innovation provides readers from all backgrounds with a useful survey of the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Zachary Taylor
ISBN: 9780190464127 0190464127 9780190464134 0190464135
OCLC Number: 953420185
Description: xiii, 427 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Table of ContentsAcknowledgementsDedicationCountry CodesCardwell's Law1 Introduction: The Puzzle of Cardwell's Law2 Measuring the Black Box3 Cardwell's Law in ActionHow Do Nations Innovate?: Policies and Institutions4 Does Technology Need Government?: The Five Pillars of Innovation5 "Why Nations Fail": Capitalism, Democracy, and Decentralization6 How Nations Succeed: Networks, Clusters, and StandardsWhy Do Nations Innovate?: Creative Insecurity7 Technological Losers and Political Resistance to Innovation8 Creative Insecurity: Olson's Nemesis9 Critical Cases of Creative Insecurity10 Conclusion: Creative Insecurity and its ImplicationsAppendices-Definitions, Measurement, and DataA1 The Great Definitions (Non-) DebateA2 A Brief History of MeasurementA3 Tour of Innovation Measures, Data, and SourcesReferencesIndex
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