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Accumulation of knowledge and accumulation of capital in early ‘theories’ of growth and development

Renee Prendergast.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2010; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 10905 words.

This paper argues that prior to Adam Smith economic progress was largely conceived as being based on the accumulation of knowledge. The development by Turgot and Smith of a concept of...

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Acquisition of European research funds and its effect on international scientific collaboration

Jarno Hoekman, Thomas Scherngell, Koen Frenken and Robert Tijssen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11692 words.

The Framework Programmes (FPs) funded by the European Commission support transnational research collaborations in order to make the European Research Area more competitive. Some have raised...

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Acting socially

Ian Mundell.

in Science and Public Policy

October 1998; p ublished online October 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

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Actors' evaluations

Cooper H Langford.

in Science and Public Policy

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

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Adaptation of some former research units to the new economic environment in Russia

Marie-Laure Couderc.

in Science and Public Policy

December 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

The economic and social changes in Russia since 1992 have had a significant effect on the former research units. A recent survey showed that these units have to radically rethink their mode...

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Adaptive foresight in the creative content industries: anticipating value chain transformations and need for policy action

Fabienne Abadie, Michael Friedewald and K Matthias Weber.

in Science and Public Policy

February 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

This paper discusses the approach adopted to carry out a techno-economic foresight on the creative content industries, within the European Perspectives on the Information Society project....

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Add people to science and it' risky business

Paul Kariya.

in Science and Public Policy

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

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Adoption and Diffusion of Natural-Resource-Conserving Agricultural Technology

Keith O. Fuglie and Catherine A. Kascak.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

A national sample of U.S. farms is used to estimate the long-term trends in adoption and diffusion of conservation tillage, IPM, and soil fertilizer testing, technologies designed to reduce...

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Adoption of the Multidivisional Structure: Analyzing History from the Start

BRUCE KOGUT and DAVID PARKINSON.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

The multidivisional structure represents one of the most studied and important organizational innovations. Chandler's historical account stresses the imitation effects of industry adoption,...

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Advanced technology use and firm performance in Canadian manufacturing in the 1990s

John R. Baldwin and David Sabourin.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

This paper investigates the evolution of industrial structure in Canadian manufacturing and its relationship to technological change. It does so by examining the extent to which plants that...

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Advancing theories of firm growth by scrutinizing assumptions

Lei Xu.

in Science and Public Policy

December 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 1139 words.

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Advertising, in-house R&D, and growth

Volker Grossmann.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8103 words.

This paper develops a quality-ladder model of endogenous growth to study the interplay between in-house R&D and combative advertising expenditure, and its implications for economic growth,...

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Advising government how to address market failure in innovation—and what about government failure?Science and Innovation Policy for the New Knowledge Economy edited by Massimo G. Colombo, Luca Grilli, Lucia Piscitello and Cristina Rossi-Lamastra

Stefan Artmann.

in Science and Public Policy

October 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 1315 words.

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Against the tide

Hilary Arksey.

in Science and Public Policy

October 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

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Ageing or silvering? Political debate about ageing in the Netherlands

Martijn van der Steen.

in Science and Public Policy

October 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

This article explores the role of anticipatory knowledge in institutional change, using Dutch debates about population ageing and their impact on welfare policies as a case study to...

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Agglomeration, clusters, and industrial policy

Max Nathan and Henry Overman.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 11548 words.

This paper considers the appropriate spatial scale for industrial policy. Should policy focus on particular places, targeting clusters of firms that are spatially concentrated? Or should...

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The agglomeration economies associated with information technology activities: an empirical study of the US economy

Christian Le Bas and Frédéric Miribel.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

This paper deals with the effects of the geographic concentration of economic activity on productivity through agglomeration economies. We split economic activity into information technology...

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Agoras, ancient and modern, and a framework for science-society debate

Sally Davenport and Shirley Leitch.

in Science and Public Policy

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

This paper offers a contemporary version of the ancient Greek agora (assembly) designed for the conduct of science-society dialogues. Drawing on what is known from ancient Greece, we...

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Agricultural biotechnology and regulatory innovation in India

Julia Freeman, Terre Satterfield and Milind Kandlikar.

in Science and Public Policy

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

This article uses comparative analyses of both US and EU regulations to understand the evolution of Indian policies aimed at regulating genetically engineered agriculture (primarily...

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Agricultural Industrialization: A Metaeconomics Look at the Metaphors by which we Live

Gary D. Lynne.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Methodology; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

Agriculture continues to be driven by rapid technological change on the base of a particular kind of value system. This path produces an abundance and variety of high-quality food and...

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