Premises and Instruments of Innovation Policy: A Reflection from the Mexican Case



There is growing consensus that a close relationship between science, technology, innovation, and growth exists; the creation and dissemination of knowledge are basic factors of innovation, sustainable economic growth, and the well-being of nations. This idea has already been highlighted by Solow (1957), who suggested that basic science is a determining factor of economic progress.


Gross Domestic Product Latin American Country Innovation Policy Technological Capability National Innovation System 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Metropolitan Autonomous University-XochimilcoMexicoMexico City

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