Innovation Economics : the Race for Global Advantage / Robert D. Atkinson and Stephen J. Ezell.

" ... delivers a critical wake-up call: a fierce global race for innovation advantage is under way, and while other nations are making support for technology and innovation a central tenet of their economic strategies and policies, America lacks a robust innovation policy. What does this porten...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Atkinson, Robert D.
Other Authors: Ezell, Stephen J.
Format: Book
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2012.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The race for global innovation advantage
  • Explaining U.S. economic decline
  • Learning from the wrong masters: lessons from UK industrial decline
  • Why do so many refuse to see U.S. structural economic decline?
  • What are innovation and innovation policy and why are they important?
  • Crafting innovation policy to win the race
  • Cheating as a way to win the race: innovation mercantilism as the strategy of choice
  • Winning the race for innovation advantage with the eight "I's" of innovation policy
  • The only thing we have to fear is fear itself: why don't we have more innovation and more innovation policy?
  • Can nations overcome the barriers to innovation?
  • Creating a robust global innovation system.