Understanding the Dynamics of a Knowledge Economy

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Wilfred Dolfsma, Luc Soete
Edward Elgar, Jan 1, 2006 - Business & Economics - 263 pages
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'. . . the topical way in which the subject is discussed makes this book useful also for policymakers or entrepreneurs interested in the subject. It is also appropriate for Masters or Ph.D. students who have a basic background in economics and management. . . [the book] provides interesting and deep analysis of the dynamic of knowledge economy and it is very well written.' - Francesca Masciarelli, Journal of Management and Governance the 'knowledge economy' is a concept commonly deemed too ambiguous and elusive to hold any significance in current economic debate. This valuable book seeks to refute that myth. Presenting an important collection of views, from a number of leading scholars, this innovative volume visibly demonstrates that knowledge and information are a prime resource in driving the dynamics of an economy.

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the European Enlightenment as a factor
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The knowledgebased economy and the triple helix model
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