© 1995

Evaluation of Technology Policy Programmes in Germany

  • Gerhard Becher
  • Stefan Kuhlmann

Part of the Economics of Science, Technology and Innovation book series (ESTI, volume 4)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Stefan Kuhlmann, Frieder Meyer-Krahmer
      Pages 3-29
  3. Case Studies

  4. Selected Methodological Advances

  5. Selected Policy Issues

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 361-363

About this book


The evaluation of government programmes and measures in the field of technology policy has gained in significance in Germany over the past decade. A variety of evaluation studies on individual projects or programmes with different aims, approaches and methods are available. Which experiences were gained with the instrument of evaluation in this policy area?
Evaluation of Technology Policy Programmes in Germany:
  • demonstrates trends of government policy in Germany;
  • documents experiences with the use of various promotion instruments;
  • represents approaches and methods, used in the past years to test the efficiency of various tools of industrial technology policy and discusses their strengths and weaknesses, and
  • draws conclusions for the further development of the evaluation of technology policy in selected areas. £/LIST£ The book includes contributions by authors from the most highly recognized German institutes and consultants working in the evaluation of technology policy, of interest to policy makers, administrators, as well as researchers, scholars and students of economics, innovation research and public policy.
  • Keywords

    Evaluation Institution Policy innovation regulation research & development (R&D) technology policy

    Editors and affiliations

    • Gerhard Becher
      • 1
    • Stefan Kuhlmann
      • 2
    1. 1.PROGNOS AGBaselSwitzerland
    2. 2.Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation ResearchKarlsruheGermany

    Bibliographic information

    • Book Title Evaluation of Technology Policy Programmes in Germany
    • Editors Gerhard Becher
      Stefan Kuhlmann
    • Series Title Economics of Science, Technology and Innovation
    • DOI
    • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995
    • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
    • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
    • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-7923-3115-5
    • Softcover ISBN 978-94-010-4428-8
    • eBook ISBN 978-94-011-0988-8
    • Series ISSN 1381-0480
    • Edition Number 1
    • Number of Pages X, 363
    • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
    • Topics Political Science
      Economic Policy
      Methodology of the Social Sciences
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