Schumpeter's Prophecy and Individual Incentives as a Driver of Innovation

Perspectives on Innovation, F. Malerba, S. Brusoni, eds., pp. 73-104, 2007

18 Pages Posted: 23 Apr 2013 Last revised: 29 Oct 2015

Wesley M. Cohen

Duke University - Fuqua School of Business; Duke University - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative

Henry Sauermann

ESMT European School of Management and Technology; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: January 1, 2007

Abstract

This book chapter discusses the role of individuals' motives and incentives in innovative activity.

Suggested Citation

Cohen, Wesley M. and Sauermann, Henry, Schumpeter's Prophecy and Individual Incentives as a Driver of Innovation (January 1, 2007). Perspectives on Innovation, F. Malerba, S. Brusoni, eds., pp. 73-104, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2254959

Wesley M. Cohen

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