Innovation Policy Challenges for the 21st Century

D Cox, John Rigby

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As the economies of western countries move from primarily resource-based to knowledge-based, and trade liberalization limits what governments can do through direct action, the landscape of innovation is changing and policy makers must react accordingly. This exciting new book examines the challenges that policy makers face in responding to a new environment. The book addresses how governments are now seeking to drive innovation through new forms R&D policies, through public procurement, skills development, entrepreneurship and innovation culture to name but a few of the approaches.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages308
ISBN (Print)978-0-415-89612-2
Publication statusPublished - 19 Oct 2012

Publication series

NameRoutledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor and Francis Group


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