The Innovation Union in Europe: A Socio-economic Perspective on EU Integration (Science, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship Series)
By: Elias Carayannis (editor), George M. Korres (editor)Hardback
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One of the most important economic events in recent decades has been the on-going process of European integration. This book provides a basic yet rigorous understanding of the current issues and problems of economic integration and innovation in Europe, and argues that national or regional economic development depends mainly on technical change, social and human capital, and knowledge creation and diffusion This is clearly evident in the role of the Quadruple Innovation Helix of government, university, industry and civil society. Uniquely, the book examines the many aspects and consequences of the integration process that are obscure or as yet under-researched. The authors explore a wide range of topics, methodologies and perspectives in order to provide a stimulating and wide-ranging analyses. The Innovation Union in Europe will be of interest to students, economic theorists, empirical and social scientists, policy makers, as well as the informed general reader.
Contents: Preface Introduction PART I: INNOVATION AND THE KNOWLEDGE BASED ECONOMY 1. Quadruple Innovation Helix, Mode 3 and FREIE E. Carayannis 2. Patterns of Innovation and the Determinants of Diffusion Process in European Member States G.M. Korres 3. Building and Assessing the Innovation Union: Tax Avoidance Implications A.O. Nakamura and M. Nakamura PART II: NATIONAL AND REGIONAL SYSTEMS OF INNOVATION 4. The European National and Regional Systems of Innovation G.M. Korres 5. From Innovating for Regions to Regions for Innovation - A Policy Assemblage Analysis of the Turn to 'Smart Specialisation' in the EU A. Lagendijk PART III: FUTURE OF INNOVATION AND PROSPECTS ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC INTEGRATION 6. Innovation Diplomacy as Driver of Democracy, Innovation and Development E. Carayannis 7. Knowledge Spillovers in Europe - A Meta Analysis C. Karlsson, U. Grasjos and R. Warda 8. Innovation, Efficiency and Economic Integration A. Kokkinou and G.M. Korres Index
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