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.
Systemic Linkages Between Knowledge and the Market
Edited by Blandine Laperche, Dimitri Uzunidis and G. N. von Tunzelmann
A Comparative Analysis of Sociotechnical Constituencies in Europe and Latin America
Edited by Roberto López-Martínez and Andrea Piccaluga
The search for the key to economic growth has proved elusive and contentious. This book uses new empirical evidence to propose an integrated approach for achieving strong industrial and technological capabilities to form the basis for regional and national economic development.
Evidence from Brazil
Edited by José E. Cassiolato, Helena M.M. Lastres and Maria Lucia Maciel
This significant book demonstrates how the ‘systems of innovation’ approach can be utilised to understand the complex interactions between innovation and growth which, in turn, can enhance the prospects of developing nations. Systems of Innovation and Development confronts the challenges and opportunities of the knowledge era, focusing particularly on the new conditions for industrial and technological advancement.