Handbook of the Economics of Innovation Set

Handbook of the Economics of Innovation Set

Hardback Handbooks in Economics

Edited by Bronwyn H. Hall, Edited by Nathan Rosenberg

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  • Publisher: North-Holland
  • Format: Hardback | 1400 pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 241mm x 69mm | 2,790g
  • Publication date: 2 August 2010
  • ISBN 10: 0444536116
  • ISBN 13: 9780444536112
  • Edition statement: New ed.
  • Sales rank: 947,641

Product description

Economists examine the genesis of technological change and the ways we commercialize and diffuse it. The economics of property rights and patents, in addition to industry applications, are also surveyed through literature reviews and predictions about fruitful research directions. These two volumes, available as a set or sold separately, include expert articles that consider the best ways to establish optimal incentives in technological progress. Science and innovation, both their theories and applications, are examined at the intersections of the marketplace, policy, and social welfare. Economists are only part of an audience that includes attorneys, educators, and anyone involved in new technologies.

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For too long the policy importance of innovation has taken a back seat to short-term stimulus initiatives. Hall and Rosenberg have assembled a scholarly collection of papers that provide a timely guide for rediscovering the role of innovation in economic growth. Albert N. Link, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Table of contents

VOLUME 1 I.  Introduction and Overview      4 Chapters II.  Invention and Innovation      9 Chapters III.  Commercialization of Innovation      3 Chapters VOLUME 2  IV.  Diffusion     3 Chapters V.  Innovation Outcomes     3 Chapters VI.  Measurement of Technical Change     4 Chapters VII.  Policy Towards Technical Change     4 Chapters