FESTSCHRIFT: TECHNO-ECONOMIC PARADIGMS: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF CARLOTA PEREZ

Wolfgang Drechsler, Rainer Kattel, Erik S. Reinert (eds.) Published by The Anthem; Other Canon Series 2009 ISBN 13:978 1 84331 785 2

Techno-economic paradigm shifts are at the core of general, innovation-based theory of economic and societal development as conceived by Carlota Perez. Her book on the subject, Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital, is a seminal enunciation of the theory, and has had immense influence on business strategy, national and international development programmes, and academic research on the subject.

Techno-Economic Paradigms presents a series of essays by the leading academics in the field discussing the theory of techno-economic paradigm shifts, and its role in explaining processes of innovation and development. This festschrift honours Carlota Perez.

Wolfgang Drechsler is Professor and Chair of Governance, Rainer Kattel is Professor and Chair of Innovation Policy and Technology Governance, and ,Erik S. Reinert is Professor of Technology Governance and Development Strategies at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia. Reinert is also Chairman of The Other Canon Foundation, Norway

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
Wolfgang Drechsler, Rainer Kattel and Erik S. Reinert
ix
1. Introduction: Carlota Perez and Evolutionary Economics
Rainer Kattel with Wolfgang Drechsler and Erik S. Reinert
1
2. Developing Innovation Capability: Meeting the Policy Challenge
John Bessant and Howard Rush
19
3. Slow Food, Slow Growth … Slow ICT: The Vision of Ambient Intelligence
Jean-Claude Burgelman
39
4. Technical Change and Structural Inequalities: Converging Approaches to Problems of Underdevelopment
José Eduardo Cassiolato, Carlos Bianchi Pagola and Helena Maria Martins Lastres
51
5. The New Techno-Economic Paradigm and its Impact on Industrial Structure
Giovanni Dosi, Alfonso Gambardella, Marco Grazzi and Luigi Orsenigo
69
6. Governance in and of Techno-Economic Paradigm Shifts: Considerations for and from the Nanotechnology Surge
Wolfgang Drechsler
95
7. Innovation Policy and Incentives Structure: Learning from the Mexican Case
Gabriela Dutrénit and Alexandre O. Vera-Cruz
105
8. Schumpeter's Business Cycles and Techno-Economic Paradigms
Christopher Freeman
125
9. Asian Innovation Experiences and Latin American Visions: Exploiting Shifts in Techno-Economic Paradigms
Michael Hobday
145
10. Doing Capitalism: Notes on the Practice of Venture Capitalism (Revised and Extended)
William H. Janeway
171
11. Small States, Innovation and Techno-Economic Paradigms
Rainer Kattel
189
12. Financial Experimentation, Technological Paradigm Revolutions and Financial Crises
Jan Kregel
203
13. Why the New Economy is a Learning Economy
Bengt-Åke Lundvall
221
14. The Art of Macro-Qualitative Modelling: An Exploration of Perez' Sequence Model of Great Surges
Lars Mjøset
239
15. Technology, Institutions and Economic Development
Richard R. Nelson
269
16. Techno-Economic Paradigms and the Migration (Relocation) of Industries to the Peripheries
Keith Nurse
287
17. On the Discreet Charm of the (Rentier) Bourgeoisie: The Contradictory Nature of the Installation Period of a New Techno-Economic Paradigm
José Gabriel Palma
307
18. Production-Based Economic Theory and the Stages of Economic Development: From Tacitus to Carlota Perez
Erik S. Reinert
333
19. Carlota Perez' Contribution to the Research Programme in Public Management: Understanding and Managing the Process of Creative Destruction in Public Institutions and Organizations
Claude Rochet
373
20. Carlota Perez - Her Biography and the Origins of her Ideas
Erik S. Reinert and Benjamin Sagalovsky
395
Notes 407
Bibliography Carlota Perez 421
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2011, A Conversation with Fred Wilson and Carlota Perez, Web 2.0 Expo, New York, New York, USA
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