Innovation indices: the need for positioning them where they properly belong

@article{Kozlowski2015InnovationIT,
  title={Innovation indices: the need for positioning them where they properly belong},
  author={Jan Kozlowski},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={104},
  pages={609-628}
}
A specific quality of the discussion about innovation indices (scoreboards) is that more often than not the subject is dealt with from a purely technical point of view. Such a narrow approach silently assumes that indices used as a policy tool are an accurate reflection of the phenomenon and should not be questioned, and also that the whole discussion… CONTINUE READING