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  1. Innovation and Economic Development

    Innovation and Economic Development

    Edited by Mario Cimoli, André A. Hofman, Nanno Mulder
    Information and communication technologies (ICT) are spreading fast across Latin America and the Caribbean. This trend has brought about important economic and social changes, which have largely gone unmeasured until recently. Here, analysts from the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean along with other distinguished scholars in the field of ICT, growth and productivity provide theoretical and empirical insights to the debate on the role of ICT in economic development. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  2. Technological Learning in the Energy Sector

    Technological Learning in the Energy Sector

    Edited by Martin Junginger, Wilfried van Sark, André Faaij
    Technological learning is a key driver behind the improvement of energy technologies and subsequent reduction of production costs. Understanding how and why production costs for energy technologies decline, and whether they will continue to do so in the future, is of crucial importance for policy makers, industrial stakeholders and scientists alike. This timely and informative book therefore provides a comprehensive review of technological development and cost reductions for renewable energy, clean fossil fuel and energy-efficient demand-side technologies. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 157.00   Web: $ 141.30
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  3. International Science and Technology Cooperation in a Globalized World

    International Science and Technology Cooperation in a Globalized World

    Edited by Heiko Prange-Gstöhl
    In a globalized knowledge-economy, the European Union (EU) needs a new approach to its international science and technology (S&T) policies by focusing on improved coherence across the different tiers of government and by demonstrating leadership in tackling serious global challenges. The contributors to this book analyze European S&T policies in several areas of global concern as well as by exposing both the pitfalls of policy coordination and its potential to contribute to a more coherent international S&T policy. They highlight the interactions between national, European and international policies, and explore how a common European policy for international S&T cooperation could work, and under which conditions. The book concludes that an EU external S&T policy is more likely to emerge if member states and the European Commission focus on a limited number of strategic priorities where Europe really can make a difference. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  4. Promoting New Telecom Infrastructures

    Promoting New Telecom Infrastructures

    Edited by Morten Falch, Jan Markendahl
    Promoting New Telecom Infrastructures examines how current telecom infrastructures are transforming from dedicated networks supporting either voice, data or broadcasting services to converged networks that support a wide variety of communication services, often denoted as Next Generation Networks (NGN). A current key challenge is therefore to define strategies, which can stimulate demand and investments in NGN in order to ensure development of adequate information infrastructures. With contributions from leading authorities in the field, this innovative book explores the three key themes related to this challenge and to strategies for the stimulation of demand and supply for NGN: strategies for expansion of broadband, pricing in NGN and development and pricing of mobile services. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 149.00   Web: $ 134.10
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  5. Imitation to Innovation in China

    Imitation to Innovation in China

    Yahong Li
    Following decades in which China’s approach to technology has been to imitate, the country is now transforming itself to become innovation-oriented. This pioneering study examines whether patents play a similar role in promoting innovation in China as they do in the West, exploring the interplay between patents and China’s biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries in particular. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  6. Technology and Anti-Money Laundering

    Technology and Anti-Money Laundering

    Dionysios S. Demetis
    This insightful book examines the influence of information systems on anti-money laundering (AML). It builds on systems theory in order to develop a coherent theoretical framework that can be used for AML research. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  7. Regulation and the Evolution of the Global Telecommunications Industry

    Regulation and the Evolution of the Global Telecommunications Industry

    Edited by Anastassios Gentzoglanis, Anders Henten
    After decades of liberalization of the telecommunications industry around the world and technological convergence that allows for increasing competition, sector-specific regulation of telecommunications has been on the decline. As a result, the telecommunications industry stands in the middle of a debate that calls for either a total deregulation of access to broadband infrastructures or a separation of infrastructure from service delivery. This book proposes new approaches to dealing with the current and future issues of regulation of telecommunication markets on both a regional and a global scale. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  8. Innovation and Commercialisation in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

    Innovation and Commercialisation in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

    Bruce Rasmussen
    This path-breaking book addresses the ongoing implications for traditional pharmaceutical companies and biopharmaceutical start-ups of the realignment of the industry knowledge-base. The theoretical approach draws on the modern theory of the firm and related ideas in order to better define the concept of the business model, which is employed to guide the case studies and empirical analysis in the book. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 157.00   Web: $ 141.30
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  9. Handbook of Research on High-Technology Entrepreneurs

    Handbook of Research on High-Technology Entrepreneurs

    Edited by Ayala Malach-Pines, Mustafa F. Özbilgin
    This comprehensive Handbook presents an extensive overview of empirical and conceptual developments in the study of high-tech entrepreneurs from an interdisciplinary and multinational perspective. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 243.00   Web: $ 218.70
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  10. European Science and Technology Policy

    European Science and Technology Policy

    Edited by Henri Delanghe, Ugur Muldur, Luc Soete
    This innovative book focuses on the most important concept underpinning current European Union research policy. It describes the history and concept of the European Research Area (ERA), analyses some of the underlying assumptions, assesses some of its achievements, and takes a brief look at its future. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  11. Evaluation and Performance Measurement of Research and Development

    Evaluation and Performance Measurement of Research and Development

    Vittorio Chiesa, Federico Frattini
    This book develops and illustrates a comprehensive, multi-level framework for the evaluation of industrial R&D activities and the measurement of their performances. The framework encompasses a set of hierarchical, interrelated levels at which R&D evaluation and performance measurement could be undertaken. This enlightening book focuses on the single industrial firm to study performance measurement of R&D functions, projects and individual researchers or engineers. It also addresses the R&D evaluation from the point of view of financial markets, with a focus on the relationships between R&D investments and the value of the traded firm. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  12. Information Technology and Productivity Growth

    Information Technology and Productivity Growth

    Theo S. Eicher, Thomas Strobel
    Theo S. Eicher and Thomas Strobel present an industry-level account of the recent changes in German productivity growth and compare the trends to Europe and the US. The specific focus is on how differential investments in information and communication technologies (ICT) affected the economic performance of these economies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 124.00   Web: $ 111.60
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  13. Innovation, Markets and Sustainable Energy

    Innovation, Markets and Sustainable Energy

    Edited by Stefano Pogutz, Angeloantonio Russo, Paolo Migliavacca
    Innovation, Markets and Sustainable Energy is the first attempt to explore fuel cells and hydrogen technologies by embracing a solid theoretical perspective in the field of innovation and management. Adopting a cross-sectional and international perspective, the book analyzes the implications of introducing fuel cells into the industrial system and explores the complexity of market development for new technological solutions. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  14. The New Economics of Technology Policy

    The New Economics of Technology Policy

    Edited by Dominique Foray
    This book focuses on technological policies, in other words all public interventions intended to influence the intensity, composition and direction of technological innovations within a given entity (region, country or group of countries). The editor has gathered together many of the leading scholars in the field to comprehensively explore numerous avenues and pathways of research. The book sheds light on the theory and practice of technological policies by employing modern analytical tools and economic techniques. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  15. Innovation Networks in Knowledge-based Firms

    Innovation Networks in Knowledge-based Firms

    Mitsuru Kodama
    In Innovation Networks in Knowledge-based Firms, Mitsuru Kodama explores corporate strategic management in an information and communication technology (ICT) environment. Bridging theory and practice and providing international scope, the author seeks to make transparent the mechanisms behind the processes that generate product and service innovation in ICT industries, such as search and advertising (Yahoo, Google), music distribution (Apple iPod) and gaming (Sony Playstation, Nintendo DS). He develops new business models based on ‘boundary innovation’ management and explains the innovation networks formed via three types of knowledge innovator – platform, process, and content. These knowledge innovators play an important role in merging different technologies (including ICT) and business models to develop new business value chains and new industries that span various industrial fields. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  16. The Economics of Digital Markets

    The Economics of Digital Markets

    Edited by Gary Madden, Russel Cooper
    This innovative book provides state-of-the-art analyses of the current condition of the economics of digital markets. The most recent developments in web technology are evolving, creating an increasingly deregulated environment. Much of the impetus for liberalisation is in response to multimedia convergence and the globalisation of markets, leading to uncertainties in the sector. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  17. The Internationalisation of Mobile Telecommunications

    The Internationalisation of Mobile Telecommunications

    Peter Curwen, Jason Whalley
    Based upon the very latest data available, the underlying premise of the book is that mobile telecommunications is such a fast-moving sector that operators are obliged to alter their international strategies as circumstances unravel without necessarily having a long-term master plan, and hence that opportunism is a hallmark of operators’ international strategies. This state-of-the-art overview of the internationalisation of mobile telecommunications will prove essential reading for academics and practitioners with a vested interest in technology, telecommunications and strategic management. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  18. The Dynamics of Standards

    The Dynamics of Standards

    Edited by Tineke M. Egyedi, Knut Blind
    This book addresses the new field of standards dynamics. It focuses in particular on the tension between standards and change. Standards are points of reference and should therefore be inherently stable (at least to a certain degree). However, technologies change at an increasing pace, particularly in the field of information technology (IT). Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. Trust and New Technologies

    Trust and New Technologies

    Edited by Teemu Kautonen, Heikki Karjaluoto
    Trust and New Technologies presents versatile new research that illustrates the different roles that trust plays in the marketing and management of new technologies. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  20. Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation and Software Technologies

    Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation and Software Technologies

    Elad Harison
    This book examines the effects of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), namely patents and copyrights, on innovation and technical change in information technologies. It provides new insights on the links between markets, technologies and legislation by applying a variety of empirical and analytical methods. The book also explores the success of the Open Source movement to establish an alternative regime for IPRs by illuminating the rationale behind it and illustrating how Open Source can strategically be used by firms. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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