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The Economic Challenge for Europe: Adapting to Innovation Based Growth

The Economic Challenge for Europe: Adapting to Innovation Based Growth (Paperback)

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Europe's performance relative to the US and countries in Asia is a topic that greatly preoccupies policymakers who are concerned that the European Union is losing ground compared to other, more dynamic, parts of the world. This book presents the scale and scope of the challenges that Europe faces in adjusting to globalization and advances in technology.



The evidence assembled in this book points to trends in European Union performance that policymakers will find disconcerting. In many areas, Europe has not kept pace with the technological advances of competitors and seems to have lost its dynamism. Employment creation has been lacklustre, new specializations have been slow to emerge and the rate of innovation has been disappointing. The core message in this book is that the problems Europe faces in key areas such as growth, equality and employment are all related to its failure to take sufficient advantage of technological advances, particularly the information and communication technology (ICT) revolution. It is concluded that a coherent European strategy for upgrading technological capability and embedding new technologies, especially ICTs, in society is long overdue.



This book will be indispensable to scholars and policymakers in the areas of economic growth, international competitiveness, innovation, regional development and European studies.

BusinessEconomicsMacroeconomicsScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesIndustrial applications of scientific research & technological innovation Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 25/08/2000 ISBN-13: 9781840645903  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Edited by Jan Fagerberg, Professor, Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture (TIK), University of Oslo, Norway and Department for Business and Management, Aalborg University, Denmark, Paolo Guerrieri, Professor of Economics, University of Rome `La Sapienza', Italy, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium and Vicepresident, Institute for International Affairs (IAI) and Bart Verspagen, Professor of Economics of Technological Change, ECIS, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

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