Why Do Some Countries Innovate More than Others?
36 Pages Posted: 7 Jul 2009
Date Written: 1984
Do some countries innovate more than others? If so, why? And once the reasons behind these differences in performances are set out, what policy options do they imply? This paper explores these questions including 'inventiveness' in the broad definition of 'innovation' to provide a basis for reflection and policy discussion.
Keywords: Innovation, Technology, Research and Development (R&D)
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