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  1. Uneven Paths of Development

    Uneven Paths of Development

    Banji Oyelaren-Oyeyinka, Rajah Rasiah
    This book focuses on what can be learned from the complex processes of industrial, technological and organizational change in the sectoral system of information hardware (IH). The IH innovation system is deliberately chosen to illustrate how sectors act as seeds of economic progress. Detailed firm-level studies were carried out in seven countries, three in Africa (Nigeria, Mauritius and South Africa) and four in Asia (China, Taiwan, Malaysia and Indonesia). Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  2. The Innovation Imperative

    The Innovation Imperative

    Edited by Göran Marklund, Nicholas S. Vonortas, Charles W. Wessner
    As a result of globalization, strategies for investments in innovation capabilities have gained considerably in importance for businesses, research institutions and policymakers. Public policy has to provide conditions for investments in R&D and innovation that are internationally attractive and effective in stimulating innovation, economic growth and job-creation. This book focuses on the changing roles and challenges of innovation and growth policy, and the strategies and measures that are critical in a globalizing world. It provides guidance for innovation policy strategy formulations and design of innovation policy measures. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  3. Handbook of Research on Innovation and Clusters

    Handbook of Research on Innovation and Clusters

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson
    The role of innovations and clusters has increasingly dominated local and regional development policies in recent decades. This authoritative and accessible Handbook considers important aspects of high-tech clusters, analyses insightful cluster case studies, and provides a number of recommendations for cluster policies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  4. Innovation in Low-Tech Firms and Industries

    Innovation in Low-Tech Firms and Industries

    Edited by Hartmut Hirsch-Kreinsen, David Jacobson
    It is a general understanding that the advanced economies are currently undergoing a fundamental transformation into knowledge-based societies. There is a firm belief that this is based on the development of high-tech industries. Correspondingly, in this scenario low-tech sectors appear to be less important. A critique of this widely held belief is the starting point of this book. It is often overlooked that many of the current innovation activities are linked to developments inside the realm of low-tech. Thus the general objective of the book is to contribute to a discussion concerning the relevance of low-tech industries for industrial innovativeness in the emerging knowledge economy. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  5. The Genesis of Innovation

    The Genesis of Innovation

    Edited by Blandine Laperche, Dimitri Uzunidis, G. N. von Tunzelmann
    The genesis and diffusion of innovation depends upon the density of the cognitive and market relationships among individuals, organisations and institutions at both the micro- and macro-economic level. By addressing the nature of these relationships, which include cooperation, competition and power, this book presents an important and progressive enquiry into the economic and social origins of innovation. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  6. Diversity in the Knowledge Economy and Society

    Diversity in the Knowledge Economy and Society

    Edited by Elias G. Carayannis, Aris Kaloudis, Åge Mariussen
    The key message of this book is that heterogeneity should be seen as an intrinsic and indispensable element of knowledge systems. The authors address the concept of heterogeneity in a multi-disciplinary fashion, including perspectives from evolutionary economics and innovation system studies, and relate this approach to existing theories in a broad range of fields. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  7. Knowledge Externalities, Innovation Clusters and Regional Development

    Knowledge Externalities, Innovation Clusters and Regional Development

    Edited by Jordi Suriñach, Rosina Moreno, Esther Vayá
    This book begins with a theoretical examination of regional innovation systems, agglomeration economics and knowledge spillovers, before going on to examine the same concepts within an empirical framework. Special emphasis is given to the importance of proximity in the formation of regional innovation systems. It concludes by considering innovation and human capital as determinants of regional economic growth. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  8. Regional Knowledge Economies

    Regional Knowledge Economies

    Philip Cooke, Carla De Laurentis, Franz Tödtling, Michaela Trippl
    This original and timely book presents the most comprehensive, empirically based analysis of clustering dynamics in the high-technology sector across liberal and co-ordinated market economies. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  9. Elgar Companion to Neo-Schumpeterian Economics

    Elgar Companion to Neo-Schumpeterian Economics

    Edited by Horst Hanusch, Andreas Pyka
    The Elgar Companion to Neo-Schumpeterian Economics is a cutting-edge collection of specially commissioned contributions highlighting not only the broad scope but also the common ground between all branches of this prolific and fast developing field of economics. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 536.00   Web: $ 482.40
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 83.00   Web: $ 66.40
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  10. Social Innovations, Institutional Change and Economic Performance

    Social Innovations, Institutional Change and Economic Performance

    Edited by Timo J. Hämäläinen, Risto Heiskala
    This book examines the nature of social innovation processes which determine the economic and social performance of nations, regions, industrial sectors and organizations. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  11. Applied Evolutionary Economics and Economic Geography

    Applied Evolutionary Economics and Economic Geography

    Edited by Koen Frenken
    Applied Evolutionary Economics and Economic Geography aims to further advance empirical methodologies in evolutionary economics, with a special emphasis on geography and firm location. It does so by bringing together a select group of leading scholars including economists, geographers and sociologists, all of whom share an interest in explaining the uneven distribution of economic activities in space and the historical processes that have produced these patterns. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  12. Industrial Agglomeration and New Technologies

    Industrial Agglomeration and New Technologies

    Edited by Masatsugo Tsuji, Emanuelo Giovannetti, Mitsuhiro Kagami
    This book, a collaborative effort by researchers from Japan, Italy and the USA, seeks to explore the reasons for industrial clustering in certain regions of Asia, Europe and North America. The studies presented illustrate real examples of industrial clusters, adding anecdotal evidence to the emerging theory of economic geography by exemplifying the centripetal and centrifugal forces that regulate the clustering process. The authors examine clusters in a diverse set of countries including China, Italy, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, the USA and Vietnam. Significantly, the book provides an interesting split between studies of IT and software-related industries, and more traditional sectors, such as steel and vehicle manufacturing. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  13. National Innovation, Indicators and Policy

    National Innovation, Indicators and Policy

    Edited by Louise Earl, Fred Gault
    This book takes stock of what is known about the process of innovation and its effects, and the policy interventions that influence both. It provides insights into future research required to support evidence-based policy-making and makes clear the need to take a systems approach to the analysis of innovation, its outcomes and its impacts. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  14. Patents and the Measurement of International Competitiveness

    Patents and the Measurement of International Competitiveness

    William Kingston, Kevin Scally
    This highly original book represents a major advance in the use of patents to compare countries’ technological competitiveness. It tabulates and analyses 280,000 United States patents from countries across the world over a ten year period. Specifically, these patents were granted to ‘not-for-profit’ entities (mainly universities and research institutes), firms with no more than 500 employees, or to individual inventors. For each of these groups, the book provides statistics and discussion on how long patents are kept in force, the extent to which they are cited, and how far inventions made in different countries are in fact owned in the United States. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  15. Asia’s Innovation Systems in Transition

    Asia’s Innovation Systems in Transition

    Edited by Bengt-Åke Lundvall, Patarapong Intarakumnerd, Jan Vang
    The success of Asian economies (first Japan, then Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong and, more recently, China and India) has made it tempting to look for ‘an Asian model of development’. However, the strength of Asian development lies less in strategies that reproduce successful national systems of innovation and more in the capacity for institutional change to open up new development trajectories with greater emphasis on knowledge and learning. The select group of contributors demonstrate that although there are important differences among Asian countries in terms of institutional set-ups supporting innovation, government policies and industrial structures, they share common transitional processes to cope with the globalizing learning economy. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  16. Intellectual Property Rights

    Intellectual Property Rights

    Edited by Birgitte Andersen
    Intellectual Property Rights is cutting edge in addressing current debates affecting businesses, industry sectors and society today, and in focusing not only on the enabling welfare effects of IPR systems, but also on some of the possible adverse effects of IPR systems. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  17. Innovation Dynamism and Economic Growth

    Innovation Dynamism and Economic Growth

    Masaaki Hirooka
    This pathbreaking book addresses the economics of technological change as revealed by a unique methodology that uncovers the true nature of technological development. Masaaki Hirooka bases this new approach to the economics of technological change on the recognition of the nonlinear dynamic nature of innovation. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 183.00   Web: $ 164.70
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  18. Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    Edited by Bruno Cassiman, Massimo G. Colombo
    This book examines the issue of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the context of technological development, and in particular the impact of M&As on the innovation process. In so doing, the book integrates two bodies of literature, on M&As, and on innovation studies, a nexus which the editors contend represents an important step in the advancement of our understanding of both with clear implications for competitive advantage and growth of firms. Drawing on perspectives from both management and economics, the book offers a cohesive blend of theory, methodology, and a wealth of empirical material. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  19. Multinational Firms, Innovation and Productivity

    Multinational Firms, Innovation and Productivity

    Davide Castellani, Antonello Zanfei
    This book gets to the root of how and why multinational firms differ in the cross-border creation, transfer and diffusion of technology, and provides fresh evidence on the effects that these differences have on productivity and innovation in the economic systems in which they are active. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  20. Innovation, Evolution and Economic Change

    Innovation, Evolution and Economic Change

    Edited by Blandine Laperche, James K. Galbraith, Dimitri Uzunidis
    The book begins with a penetrating analysis of the main features of today’s capitalism and in particular the conflict between shareholders and managers. It moves on to focus on the consequences of globalization in the decision-making processes of large corporations and represents an important step in the development of a theory of fraud and corruption within corporations. In the final part, the authors address and explore the consequences of the domination of influential groups over major social and political decisions, on the blurred boundaries between the public and the private sectors and its consequences in the fields of technological regulation and the evolution of public services. In so doing, the authors question the meaning and power of democracy in today’s society. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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