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The explicit economics of knowledge codification and tacitness
Note: Article first published in 2000 in Industrial and Corporate Change, vol.9, n.2, pp.213-253. Reference CEMI-CHAPTER-2005-037 Record created on 2005-12-12, modified on 2017-09-01
Smart Specialisation: Opportunities and Challenges for Regional Innovation Policy
  • D. Foray
  • Political Science
  • 13 August 2014
General Introduction 1. The Origin 2. The Concept 3. Process and Methods 4. Goals' Variations According to Regional Development 5. Programmes and Implementation
Economics of knowledge
The economics of knowledge is a rapidly emerging subdiscipline of economics that has never before been given the comprehensive and cohesive treatment found in this book. Dominique Foray analyzes the
Smart specialisation From academic idea to political instrument, the surprising career of a concept and the difficulties involved in its implementation
Smart specialisation is a policy concept that has enjoyed a short but very exciting life! Elaborated by a group of academic “experts” in 2008, it very quickly made a significant impact on the policy
Democratizing Innovation: The Evolving Phenomenon of User Innovation
This chapter contains sections titled: Importance of Innovation by Users, Why Many Users Want Custom Products, Users' Innovate-or-Buy Decisions, Users' Low-Cost Innovation Niches, Why Users Often
Accessing and expanding the science and technology knowledge base
The OECD periodical Reference CEMI-ARTICLE-2005-039 describes the development of e-commerce and its role in the global economy in the years up to and including the millennium.
The Economics of Codification and the Diffusion of Knowledge
The process by which knowledge or information evolves and spreads through the economy evolves changing its nature between tacit and codified forms. The process of codification includes three aspects:
This introductory article reviews the main themes relating to the development of new knowledge-based economies. After placing their emergence in historical perspective and proposing a theoretical