The role of education and knowledge-based economies in the 21st century is examined.
Foreword: Perspectives on Creating Value Through Knowledge Partnerships by George Kozmetsky Introduction Knowledge and Innovation for the Global Learning Economy: Building Capacity for Development by Pedro Conceicao, David V Gibson, Manuel V. Heitor, and Chandler Stolp New Dynamics in Economic Restructuring: Cross-National Patterns in Regional Accomodation and the Brazilian Response by Lawrence S. Graham Technological Innovation in the European Union by Robin Miege Current Situation of Venture Finance for University Spin-Off Companies in Japan by Akio Nishizawa Regional Economic Development, Learning Networks, and Systems of Innovation Learning Regions in Europe: Theory, Policy, and Practice Through the RIS Experience by Mikel Landabaso, Christine Oughton, and Kevin Morgan The Role of Innovation in Regional Economic development: Some Lessons and Experiences for Policy Making by Claudia P. Salas, Gabriela Susunaga, and Ismael Aguilar-Barajas Characteristics of Innovation in a Non-Metropolitan Area: The Okanagan Valley of British Columbia by J. Adam Holbrook and Lindsay P. Hughes Incubating and Sustaining Learning and Innovation Poles in Latin America and the Caribbean by David V. Gibson, Pedro Conceicao, and Julie Nordskog Venture Capital in Latin America for New Technology-Based Firms by Scott Tiffin, Gabriela Couto, and Tomas Gabriel Bas Mapping Knowledge Flows in Clusters and Networks: Case Studies of Technology-Based Firms in Brazil by Carlos Quandt Regional Innovation Systems in Kores by Sunyang Chung The Third Generation Technopoleis in Korea by Tae Kyung Sung Weak and Strong Ties, Individualism-Collectivism , and the Diffusion of Technological Knowledge by Paul L. Robertson, Thomas Keil, and Erkko Autio Enterprise Innovativeness and Farm Level Technical Change: A Case of the Floriculture Sector in India by Kavita Mehra Trends and Opportunities for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policies Determinants of Successful S&T Policy in a National System of Innovation by Susanne Giesecke Commercializing R&D in Small Businesses: The U.S. SBIR Fast Track Program by Reid Cramer, John Horrigan, Chuck Wessner, and Robert H. Wilson Lessons Learned About Technology Transfer by Everett M. Rogers, Shiro Takegami, and Jing Yin The Global Regime for Intellectual Property Rights by Duane Windsor Restructuring and Financing R&D: New Partnerships by Annam,aria Inzelt Challenges and Barriers of Technology Commercialization in Russia by Nikolay Rogalev Policy Paradigm Shift in Japan from Science and Technology Policy to Innovation Policy by Schumpeter Tamada, Robin E. Sowden, Manabu Eto, and Kenzo Fujisue Corporate Strategies for the Knowledge-Based Economy The Congocratic Organization: Toward a Knowledge Theory of the Firm by Filipe M. Santos and Manuel V. Heitor Restructuring to Build Knowledge-Integration Capabilities for Innovation by Simon Collinson Knowledge Assets in Global Services Strategy by Pedro Oliveira, Aleda V. Roth, Michael Von Conley, and Chris Voss Problems of Learning in Orgainisations Producint Complex Product Systems by Tim Brady and Gillian Shapiro Index
DAVID V. GIBSON is with the IC2 Institute, the University of Texas, Austin. CHANDLER STOLP is Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Director of the Inter-American Policy Studies Program, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin. PEDRO CONCEICAO is with the Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal. MANUEL V. HEITOR is with the Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal.