2006

National Systems of Innovation in Comparison

Structure and Performance Indicators for Knowledge Societies

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-4917-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-4949-1 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Introduction and Summary

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      Technological Performance – Concept and Practice

  2. The Origin of Knowledge: Research and Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-30

      R&D Activities in the German Business Sector

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      Pages 31-45

      The Global Distribution of R&D Activities

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      Pages 47-66

      Internationalisation of Industrial R&D

  3. Performance Indicators of NSI

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-87

      Scientific Performance in an International Comparison

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      Pages 89-105

      Technological Structures and Performance as Reflected by Patent Indicators

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      Pages 107-132

      Innovation in Firms

  4. Structural Change and Performance of the NSI

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

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      Pages 135-151

      Economic Performance of Technology Sectors

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      Pages 153-167

      Technology-based Start-ups

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      Pages 169-184

      Diffusion of Information and Communication Technology

  5. Education as a Base for NSI

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 185-185

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      Pages 187-204

      Education Structures and Highly Skilled Employment in Europe – A Comparison

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      Pages 205-225

      Challenges to the German Dual System

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      Pages 227-243

      Higher Education Indicators

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      Pages 245-262

      Germany's Education System in an International Perspective – An Analysis in Relation to Innovation

  6. Policies for Improving NSI

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 263-263

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      Pages 265-286

      Trends in Innovation Policy: An International Comparison

  7. Annex

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 287-287

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      Pages 289-304

      References

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      Pages 305-310

      Abbreviations

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      Pages 311-314

      About the Authors