Skip to content
Journal article

Governance of innovation policy: the case of Estonia

Kattel R ...see all

Trames, vol. 8, issue 4 (2004) p. 419

  • 3

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A

    Citations

    Citations of this article.
  • N/A

    Views

    ScienceDirect users who have downloaded this article.
Sign in to save reference

Abstract

Discusses Estonian efforts to implement an innovation policy aimed at encouraging entrepreneurs to invest in the spheres that are characterized by high value added and intensive application of technologies and skills that ensure economic growth and improvement of the living standard. An innovation policy uses the establishment and implementation of priorities as its tools. The competitiveness of the Estonian economy has been declining since the mid-1990's. Furthermore, Estonia's innovation policy lacks measures to contribute to the improvement of competitiveness. The failure of the policy is primarily due to the governance approach to the innovation policy, which emphasizes competition and partnership and has led to renunciation of the establishment and implementation of priorities. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

Author-supplied keywords

  • economic development
  • innovation
  • innovation policy

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Authors

  • R. Kattel

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below