Archived — Occasional Paper Number 25—The Economic Determinants of Innovation, January 2001

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Occasional Paper Number 25—The Economic Determinants of Innovation, January 2001

This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the key components of the business environment that influence innovation. It describes the difference between competition among innovators and "normal" competition. It also looks at the effects of intellectual property rights, firm size, financial systems, geographic clusters, government policy, corporate governance and income inequality on the innovative performance of an economy.

Date: 2001
Format: PDF
Catalogue number: C21-23/25-2000
ISBN: 0-662-65095-6

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