Handbook on Innovation Systems and Developing Countries : Building Domestic Capabilities in a Global Setting

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Spanning national, sectoral and regional innovation systems across Asia, Latin America and Africa, and written by the world's leading scholars within the field, this comprehensive Handbook will surely appeal to academics, researchers and students with an interest in innovation and technology in developing countries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847206091
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/28/2010
  • Series: Elgar Original Reference Series
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Innovation system research and developing countries Bengt-Ake Lundvall Lundvall, Bengt-Ake Jan Vang Vang, Jan K. J. Joseph Joseph, K. J. Cristina Chaminade Chaminade, Cristina 1

2 Building inclusive innovation systems in developing countries : challenges for IS research Tilman Altenburg Altenburg, Tilman 33

3 Innovation, poverty and inequality : cause, coincidence, or co-evolution? Susan E. Cozzens Cozzens, Susan E. Raphael Kaplinsky Kaplinsky, Raphael 57

4 Innovation systems, technology and development : unpacking the relationships Jan Fagerberg Fagerberg, Jan Martin Srholec Srholec, Martin 83

5 National innovation systems in developing countries : the Chinese national innovation system in transition Xielin Liu Liu, Xielin 119

6 Regional innovation systems in developing countries : integrating micro and meso-level capabilities Ramon Padilla-Perez Padilla-Perez, Ramon Jan Vang Vang, Jan Cristina Chaminade Chaminade, Cristina 140

7 Sectoral innovation systems in developing countries : the case of ICT in India K. J. Joseph Joseph, K. J. 183

8 The global dimension of innovation systems : linking innovation systems and global value chains Carlo Pietrobelli Pietrobelli, Carlo Roberta Rabellotti Rabellotti, Roberta 214

9 The role of indigenous firms in innovation systems in developing countries : the developmental implications of national champion firms' response to underdeveloped national innovation systems Helena Barnard Barnard, Helena Tracy Bromfield Bromfield, Tracy John Cantwell Cantwell, John 241

10 The role of multinational corporations in national innovation systems in developing countries : from technology diffusion tointernational involvement Anabel Marin Marin, Anabel Valeria Arza Arza, Valeria 280

11 The role of universities in innovation systems in developing countries : developmental university systems - empirical, analytical and normative perspectives Claes Brundenius Brundenius, Claes Bengt-Ake Lundvall Lundvall, Bengt-Ake Judith Sutz Sutz, Judith 311

12 Institutions and policies in developing economies Mario Cimoli Cimoli, Mario Giovanni Dosi Dosi, Giovanni Richard R. Nelson Nelson, Richard R. Joseph E. Stiglitz Stiglitz, Joseph E. 337

13 Designing innovation policies for development : towards a systemic experimentation-based approach Cristina Chaminade Chaminade, Cristina Bengt-Ake Lundvall Lundvall, Bengt-Ake Jan Vang Vang, Jan K. J. Joseph Joseph, K. J. 360

Epilogue Which way now? Bengt-Ake Lundvall Lundvall, Bengt-Ake K. J. Joseph Joseph, K. J. Cristina Chaminade Chaminade, Cristina Jan Vang Vang, Jan 380

Index 387

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