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Introduction to special issue on learning, innovation systems and policy in honour of Bengt-Ake Lundvall

Borras, Susana; Fagerberg, Jan and Edquist, Charles LU (2011) In Science and Public Policy 38(9). p.666-668
Abstract
This special issue celebrates the work of Bengt-Ake Lundvall on his 70th birthday. In the 1980s and 1990s he was a key player among a small group of academics in the USA and Europe that developed a new, systemic approach to the study of the interactions between science, innovation, and policy. He contributed to the popularity of the approach in the policy community in several ways, among other things through his period as Deputy Director at the Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry at the OECD between 1992 and 1995, and through his later work for the European Commission, as evidenced among other things by the highly influential booklet, The Globalising Learning Economy: Implications for Innovation Policy. His strong emphasis on... (More)
This special issue celebrates the work of Bengt-Ake Lundvall on his 70th birthday. In the 1980s and 1990s he was a key player among a small group of academics in the USA and Europe that developed a new, systemic approach to the study of the interactions between science, innovation, and policy. He contributed to the popularity of the approach in the policy community in several ways, among other things through his period as Deputy Director at the Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry at the OECD between 1992 and 1995, and through his later work for the European Commission, as evidenced among other things by the highly influential booklet, The Globalising Learning Economy: Implications for Innovation Policy. His strong emphasis on learning, a hallmark of Lundvall's approach, is also evident in much of his recent work. This issue has six papers written by some of his collaborators. (Less)
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  author       = {Borras, Susana and Fagerberg, Jan and Edquist, Charles},
  issn         = {1471-5430},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {9},
  pages        = {666--668},
  publisher    = {Oxford University Press},
  series       = {Science and Public Policy},
  title        = {Introduction to special issue on learning, innovation systems and policy in honour of Bengt-Ake Lundvall},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.3152/030234211X13070021633404},
  volume       = {38},
  year         = {2011},
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