Handbook of the Economics of Innovations and Technological Change (Blackwell Handbooks in Economics)
Paul StonemanISBN: 0631197745; 9780631197744;
This volume presents the first comprehensive, detailed and up-to-date overview of current knowledge in the Economics of Technological Change. It reviews what is known and accepted for research in the future by taking the reader to the boundaries of the subject. Key Topics covered are: * theory empirics and policy * technology and trade * the theory and practice of technology policy * finance and technological change * R&D and diffusion * measuring both technological change and its impact * game theoretic modelling of technological change. A leading international expert in the field surveys each major topic and the articles are specifically designed to be both rigorous and accessible. The quality and range of the contributors has ensured that the book is unique in covering the field in all is various dimensions whilst achieving the depth of analysis needed in each. For those in the fields of the Economics of Technological Change, Industrial Organization and Science and...