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Swedish Innovation Advice for Austria

Wiederkehr, Florian (2009) EKHR01 20091
Department of Economic History
Abstract (Swedish)
At first glance Austria and Sweden seem to be two very comparable European coun-tries. However, in regard of several innovation indexes Sweden scores significantly bet-ter. This thesis elaborates why Sweden achieves continuously better results than Austria and seeks for Swedish innovation advice for the state in the Alps. However, a compari-son of innovation indicators and a comparative case study about the national innovation performance has shown, that Austria is underestimated, especially in the field of human capital and education. Maybe for the first time was the creative class used as an indica-tor for innovation performance. Nevertheless, the case study has shown that Sweden benefits of its open society and investments into research... (More)
At first glance Austria and Sweden seem to be two very comparable European coun-tries. However, in regard of several innovation indexes Sweden scores significantly bet-ter. This thesis elaborates why Sweden achieves continuously better results than Austria and seeks for Swedish innovation advice for the state in the Alps. However, a compari-son of innovation indicators and a comparative case study about the national innovation performance has shown, that Austria is underestimated, especially in the field of human capital and education. Maybe for the first time was the creative class used as an indica-tor for innovation performance. Nevertheless, the case study has shown that Sweden benefits of its open society and investments into research and development. (Less)
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author
Wiederkehr, Florian
supervisor
organization
course
EKHR01 20091
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Sweden, innovation, Austria, National Innovation Systems, Comparative Case Study, Creative Class
language
English
id
1856688
date added to LUP
2011-03-17 13:23:30
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  abstract     = {At first glance Austria and Sweden seem to be two very comparable European coun-tries. However, in regard of several innovation indexes Sweden scores significantly bet-ter. This thesis elaborates why Sweden achieves continuously better results than Austria and seeks for Swedish innovation advice for the state in the Alps. However, a compari-son of innovation indicators and a comparative case study about the national innovation performance has shown, that Austria is underestimated, especially in the field of human capital and education. Maybe for the first time was the creative class used as an indica-tor for innovation performance. Nevertheless, the case study has shown that Sweden benefits of its open society and investments into research and development.},
  author       = {Wiederkehr, Florian},
  keyword      = {Sweden,innovation,Austria,National Innovation Systems,Comparative Case Study,Creative Class},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Swedish Innovation Advice for Austria},
  year         = {2009},
}