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State Policies and Techno-Industrial Innovation - Ulrich Hilpert

State Policies and Techno-Industrial Innovation

By: Ulrich Hilpert (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 6th June 1991
ISBN: 9780415042680
Number Of Pages: 384

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Behind the rhetoric of intervention' and deregulation' which has accompanied state attempts to stimulate technological innovation in the last decade is secreted a story of failed ambitions, confusion, muddle and incoherence.
Techno-industrial innovation does make demands on the state, not only in terms of new industries, but also in regard to the inter-relation of industrial and R&D policy and the creation of markets.
This book provides a comparative analysis of techno-industrial innovation in Europe, Japan and the USA. Drawing on case studies ranging from the semi-conductor to the biotechnology industries, the book presents a comprehensive and detailed survey of national strategies for the internal and world markets and sets them in their political context, where the costs may be high and the pay-offs uncertain'.

Introduction and General Perspectives: The Changing Role of the State in Techno-Industrial Innovation
State, Science and Techno-Industrial Innovation - A New Model of State Policy and a Changing Role of the State
The Nature and Relevance of State Policy for Techno-Industrial Innovation
Techno-Industrial Innovation and Technology Assessment - the State's Problems with its New Role
Small Internal Markets and the Relevance of State Capabilities: is Techno-Industrial Innovation State Introduced?
Economic Adjustment by Techno-Industrial Innovation and the Role of the State - Solar and Biotechnology in France and West Germany
The State and Telecommunications Modernisation in Britain, France and West Germany
State Policy on Techno-Industrial Innovation in Weaker Economies - the Case of Biotechnology in Britain and Italy
The State and New Forms of Communication - the Introduction of Videotex in France, West Germany and North America
Large Internal Markets and the Role of the State: Is there a Need for Policies on Techno-Industrial Innovation?
Manufacturing Innovation and American Industrial Competitiveness
Techno-Industrial Innovation and State Policies on Telecommunications in the United States and Japan
Japanese R & D Policy for Techno-Industrial Innovation
Airbus Industry: A Case Study in European High Tech Cooperation
Small Countries in an Innovating World Economy: Can State Policy Introduce Participation?
National Styles in Technology Policy - Comparing the Swedish and Danish State Programmes in Microelectronics/Information Technology
Small Industrialised Countries and the Global Innovation Race - The Role of the State in the Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland
Conclusions
The Political Introduction of Techno-Industrial Innovation - Some Comparative Conclusions on the Role of the State in Trends for Internationalism
Index
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ISBN: 9780415042680
ISBN-10: 0415042682
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 6th June 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1

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