The Dynamics of Innovation in Eastern Europe: Lessons from Estonia

The Dynamics of Innovation in Eastern Europe: Lessons from Estonia

by Per Högselius
     
 

ISBN-10: 1845423674

ISBN-13: 9781845423674

Pub. Date: 01/01/2005

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

Providing a unique empirical analysis of how systems of innovation undergo far-reaching transformation and change, this book will be of interest to economists and scholars involved in issues relating to innovation, technology, economic development and East-West integration. Policymakers in the EU and in Central and East European countries and practitioners involved in…  See more details below

Overview

Providing a unique empirical analysis of how systems of innovation undergo far-reaching transformation and change, this book will be of interest to economists and scholars involved in issues relating to innovation, technology, economic development and East-West integration. Policymakers in the EU and in Central and East European countries and practitioners involved in innovation-related activities will also find it of great appeal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845423674
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Series:
New Horizons in the Economics of Innovation Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Conceptualizing the transformation and reorientation of systems of innovation13
3Historical case studies : a methodological discussion41
4The origins of telecommunications in Estonia (1855-1985)53
5Estonia's reorientation towards the West (1985-1993)79
6Imitation and experimentation (1993-1998)129
7The new dynamism (1998-2004)195
8The making of the Estonian telecommunication system of innovation : analysis and conclusion263
9The dynamics of innovation in Eastern Europe : implications for theory and policy295

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