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Innovations Towards Sustainability

Conditions and Consequences

  • Marco Lehmann-Waffenschmidt

Part of the Sustainability and Innovation book series (SUSTAINABILITY)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. New Approaches to Environmental Innovation Policy

  3. Innovations and Sustainability

  4. Arrangements in Society and Economy Towards Sustainability

About this book


The volume contains eight articles together with comments by twenty authors and discussants on the topic of innovations and sustainability. It provides a competently written, balanced and differentiated state-of-the-art insight into the relation between innovations and sustainability from the perspective of evolutionary economics. The scope of the contributions encompasses the technological, social, organizational, and political dimensions of the topic. Each article is discussed by a competently written commentary providing a critical evaluation and relating it to the relevant literature. Particular interest lies on the issues of steering opportunities and path formation capabilities by decentralized agents, or governmental institutions from the viewpoint of evolutionary economics.


Ecology Evolutionary Approach Innovation organization production sustainability

Editors and affiliations

  • Marco Lehmann-Waffenschmidt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsDresden University of TechnologyDresdenGermany

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