By Gunnar Eliasson
The basic subject matter of this ebook is to enquire the macroeconomic value of the "cloud" of technological spillovers that surrounds complicated commercial construction: In what methods do technological suggestions unfold and give a contribution to monetary development? What rules will be constructed to maximise the industrial power of ideas? those subject matters are really well timed within the context of world financial trouble, government-sponsored stimulus programs, and the continued evolution from manufacturing-based to knowledge-based economies. To discover those matters extensive, Gunnar Eliasson makes a speciality of a close case learn of the improvement of Saab’s army airplane, the JAS 39 Gripen system—a venture that consists of complicated technological ideas, a fancy community of providers, public-private quarter collaboration, and either army and advertisement purposes. The event within the airplane is additionally in comparison with spillover results in telephony, desktops, and scientific applied sciences. The examine emphasizes the position of shopper competence in elevating the standard of innovation provide, and of entrepreneurship and industrially useful enterprise capital for commercializing spillovers. Eliasson integrates micro-econometrics and case examine research with macroeconomics, innovation learn tools, and enterprise management concept to degree the consequences of expertise spillovers and generate a fantastic empirical beginning for coverage research. specifically, he considers:
- the function of efficient public (government) procurement as a brand new call for coverage to aid innovation supply
- the emergence of the complicated agencies as "technical university," the place continuous studying occurs and entrepreneurship between shoppers and different stakeholders is encouraged
- issues of highbrow estate rights and the social price of technological innovations
- the implications for strategic enterprise perform and public policy
The result's a e-book that may attract a extensive spectrum of lecturers, leaders, and policymakers attracted to the dynamics of innovation provide, commercialization of applied sciences and financial growth.