Innovation, Growth and Competitiveness

Dynamic Regions in the Knowledge-Based World Economy

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ISBN: 978-3-642-14964-1 (Print) 978-3-642-14965-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Economic Growth, Innovation and Competitiveness in a Knowledge-Based World Economy: Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 1-11

      Economic Growth, Innovation and Competitiveness in a Knowledge-Based World Economy: Introduction

  3. Economic Growth in a Knowledge-Based Economy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-39

      Defining Knowledge-Driven Economic Dynamism in the World Economy: A Methodological Perspective

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      Pages 41-59

      Explaining Knowledge-Based Economic Growth in the World Economy

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      Pages 61-89

      Critical Success Factors for a Knowledge-Based Economy: An Empirical Study into Background Factors of Economic Dynamism

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      Pages 91-111

      Knowledge Spillover Agents and Regional Development

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      Pages 113-134

      Star Scientists as Drivers of the Development of Regions

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      Pages 135-163

      The Determinants of Regional Educational Inequality in Western Europe

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      Pages 165-193

      Innovation and Firms’ Productivity Growth in Slovenia: Sensitivity of Results to Sectoral Heterogeneity and to Estimation Method

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      Pages 195-217

      Social Capital and Growth in Brazilian Municipalities

  4. Globalisation, Competitiveness and Growth

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-219

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      Pages 221-234

      A Knowledge: Learning-Based Perspective on Foreign Direct Investment and the Multinational Enterprise

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      Pages 235-257

      Determinants of MNE Subsidiaries Decision to Set up Own R&D Laboratories: The Choice of Region

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      Pages 259-277

      Multinational Enterprise and Subsidiaries’ Absorptive Capacity and Global Knowledge Sourcing

  5. The Role of Public Policies in Fostering Innovation, Competitiveness and Growth

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 279-279

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      Pages 281-303

      The Competitive Advantage and Catching-Up of Nations: A New Framework and the Role of FDI, Clusters and Public Policy

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      Pages 305-341

      The Role of Public Policies in Fostering Innovation and Growth: Theory and Empirical Evidence

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      Pages 343-380

      European Competition and Industrial Policy: An Assessment and a New Framework