Knowledge Accumulation and Industry Evolution
The Case of Pharma-Biotech
Knowledge Accumulation and Industry Evolution by Mariana Mazzucato
Book DescriptionWritten by internationally acclaimed experts in the economics of innovation, this volume examines how the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector is affected by the dynamics of innovation, institutions, and public policy. It contributes both theoretically and empirically to the increasingly influential Schumpetarian framework in industrial economics, which places innovation at the centre of the analysis of competition. Both quantitative and qualitative studies are included, and this varied perspective adds to the richness of the volume's insights. The contributors explore different ideas regarding the historical evolution of technology in the sector, and how firms and industry structure have co-evolved with innovation dynamics. Important policy questions are considered regarding the future of innovation in this sector and its impact on the economy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521124003
Classification: Economics of industrial organisation , Biotechnology industries , Pharmaceutical industries
Format: Paperback (229mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 17-Dec-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Mariana Mazzucato
Mariana Mazzucato is Professor of Economics at the Open University, where she is also Director of the inter-faculty research centre, Innovation, Knowledge and Development (IKD). Giovanni Dosi is Professor of Economics at the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa.
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