The Knowledge-Based Economy: Conceptual Framework or Buzzword?

  title={The Knowledge-Based Economy: Conceptual Framework or Buzzword?},
  author={Beno{\^i}t Godin},
  journal={The Journal of Technology Transfer},
  • B. Godin
  • Published 2006
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Technology Transfer
In the last two decades, concepts have appeared that have influenced and even defined entire science and technology policies in Western countries: high technology, national system of innovation, information economy, knowledge-based economy, and the new economy. In all these policy developments, the OECD, acting as a think tank for its member countries, has been an important promoter of these concepts, turning them into buzzwords. This article looks at the concept of knowledge-based economy in… 
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