This authoritative book from Cristiano Antonelli provides a systematic account of recent advances in the economics of innovation. By integrating this account with the economics of technological change, this exceptional book elaborates an understanding of the effects of the introduction of new technologies. This excellent, comprehensive account from respected expert Antonelli will be much appreciated within the innovation economics community, yet it is also a book that should be read by all those with either a private or professional interest in economic theory.
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Post your question. Safe and Secure Payments. Recent years have seen a growth in strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions and collaborative networks involving knowledge-intensive and hi-tech industries. Shiri M. Breznitz, Henry Etzkowitz August 25, Universities have become essential players in the generation of knowledge and innovation. Through the commercialization of technology, they have developed the ability to influence regional economic growth.
By examining different commercialization models this book analyses technology transfer at This edited volume identifies the various country specific factors that warrant changes in the design and implementation of competition laws. The book covers case studies of nine countries of differing sizes and at varying stages of economic development, that have at one stage or another repealed Stay on CRCPress.
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Third, most network analyses analyze innovation diffusion through networks, but we also need to understand how novelty emerges in the first place p. The papers in this volume attempt to move our understanding forward in each of these areas. This is an important book. Its strength lies in its interdisciplinarity; it brings together complexity theory, empirical studies of regional innovation networks, and agent-based modeling of innovation networks.
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In its interdisciplinary scope, this book represents a novel and valuable contribution. The book originated in an international conference titled "Innovation in complex social systems" held at University College Dublin, December Twenty one of the 22 chapters are new for this volume. The editor's introduction states the unifying assumption of the book: "Innovation is an emergent property of a complex social system involving heterogeneous agents" p.
The "hardware" of innovation "consists of inter-organizational innovation networks" p. The "software" of innovation networks is "a set of communications, which includes actions" p.
Each of these three approaches - complexity theory, empirical studies of regional innovation networks, and agent-based modeling - is given one section in the volume. Part I contains three theoretical essays on complexity topics, including emergence, levels of analysis, irreducible novelty, and evolutionary approaches.
Chapter 2, by John Casti, applies complexity concepts - such as the power law - to technological inventions. He concludes that policy makers should foster an environment that encourages many "fringe" small-scale innovation bets, rather than a few carefully planned and designed efforts.
Chapter 3, by Horst Hanusch and Andreas Pyka, applies their own Comprehensive Neo-Schumpeterian Economics CNSE to public sector economics, emphasizing concepts including technological clusters, innovation networks, and entrepreneurship. In this approach, "innovation is the proactive and therefore endogenous displacement and movement of restrictions" p. Chapter 4, by Pier Paolo Saviotti, describes his Tevecon model of economic systems as complex systems. Complexity theory suggests that social systems are never stable and static, but are always in constant change, and it is this change that provides the potential for innovation.
In the Tevecon model, "the process of economic development is closely linked to the creation of new sectors" p.
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Part II, "The actors and networks of innovation," includes 11 essays that report on empirical research, primarily in regional networks of relationships. The editor's introduction distinguishes between systems, which are closed and best characterized by processes, and networks, which are open and best characterized by structures p. An impressive range of European countries is represented in this section, along with the United States but there are no studies of Asian countries. Chapter 5, by Thomas J.