'This is a highly readable, non-technical book . . . a highly clear and well-argued book that should be useful for policymakers and higher education alike. It brings together much of the most recent and useful literature in the area of innovation, employment and related public policy. It is an opportune addition to the existing documentation on the subject.' - Journal of Economics / Zeitschrift fA¼r NationalApkonomie Which kinds of growth lead to increased employment and which do not? This is one of the questions that this important volume attempts to answer. the book explores the complex relationships between innovation, growth and employment that are vital for both research into, and policy for, the creation of jobs. Politicians claiming that more rapid growth would remedy unemployment do not usually specify what kind of growth is meant. Is it, for example, economic (GDP) or productivity growth? Growing concern over 'jobless growth' requires both policymakers and researchers to make such distinctions, and to clarify their employment implications.... 65 management system changes 174 managerial innovations 37, 38 Mansfield , E. 153 manufacturing sector 65, 95 employment in ... 98 and job creation 59-61 Nickell, S. 7 Nielsen, K. 4 Niosi, J. 174, 175, 176 Nokia group 73-4 non-generic innovations 179 North, D.C. ... 52, 54, 60, 62, 63, 64, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76 , 96, 105, 125, 126, 127, 142, 155, 170, 175, 179 Canberra Manual 63 Jobs Studyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Innovation and Employment|
|Author||:||Charles Edquist, Leif Hommen, Maureen D. McKelvey|
|Publisher||:||Edward Elgar Pub - 2001-01-01|