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National Innovation Systems: A Retrospective on a Study

  • Richard R. Nelson

Abstract

In this essay I will describe a large comparative study of national innovation systems that was recently completed, tell something of what motivated the study and how it was organized and undertaken, and highlight some of the more interesting findings. This is a difficult task, for the project was not only large but also complex.

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© Associazione di Storia e Studi sull’Impressa 1996

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