Innovation and Technological Change in Eastern Europe: Pathways to Industrial Recovery

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Michael Fritsch, Horst Brezinski, Horst Dieter Brezinski
Edward Elgar Publishing, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 196 pages
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Papers from a summer 1996 conference discuss innovation's role in the transformation of post-socialist countries of Central and Eastern Europe to a market economic system. Discussion encompasses research and development in the East and West, gradualis
 

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Contents

Innovation and transformation in postsocialist Eastern Europe introduction and overview
1
Innovation systems in transition
5
Divergence or convergence in research and development and innovation between East and West?
23
The big bang as a motivating device
50
Innovation as a means of market entry and survival for firms from former socialist countries a simulation model
64
Innovation and transformation the steep and narrow path
83
The inherited and emerging absorptive capacities of firms Results of a business survey in the Estonian electronics industry
99
Export reorientation and transfer of knowhow and technology the case of Hungarian manufactured exports
123
Human capital and innovation in eastern and western Germany
142
Innovation in manufacturing industry an East West comparison
167
Author Index
185
Subject Index
191
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