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Readings

Module 1: Basic Concept of Innovation Systems

Core readings:

 

Lundvall, B. –A, 1988, Innovation as an interactive process: from user-supplier interaction to the national system of innovation, In: Dosi, et al. (Eds.), Technical Change and Economic Theory, Francis Pinter: London, pp. 349-369.

Edquist, C. 1997 Systems of Innovation Approaches – Their Emergence and Characteristics, In: Edquist, C. (Ed.), Systems of Innovation: Technologies, Institution and Organisations, Pinter: London, Washington.

Lundvall, B. –A, 1992 Introduction, in Lundvall (ed) National Systems of Innovation: Towards a Theory of Innovation and Interactive Learning, London: Pinter Publishers, pp. 1-22.

 


B-A. Lundvall, B. Johnson, E.S. Andersen, and B. Dalum 2002 National Systems of Production, Innovation and Competence Building, Research Policy 39(2): 213-231.

 


Further readings:


Freeman, C. 2002 Continental, National and Sub-National Innovation Systems: Complementarity and Economic growth Research Policy 39(2): 191-211.

Lundvall, B. –A, 1992 National Systems of Innovation: Towards a Theory of Innovation and Interactive Learning, London: Pinter Publishers

Nelson, R. R. (Ed.), 1993, National Systems of Innovation: A comparative Analysis. Oxford University Press: Oxford

Johnson, B., Edquist, C. and Lundvall, B.A, 2003, Economic Development and the National System of Innovation Approach, paper presented at 1st GLOBELICS
Conference, available at: http://www.globelicsacademy.net/pdf/BengtAkeLundvall_2.pdf (a paper analysing the specifics in applying NIS analysis to developing countries context)

Module 2: Sectoral System of Innovations

Core readings:
Malerba, F., 2004, Sectoral systems of innovation: basic concepts, In: Malerba, F. (Ed.), Sectoral Systems of Innovation: Concepts, Issues and Analysis of six Major Sectors in Europe, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge

Breschi, S., Malerba, F., 1997, Sectoral Innovation Systems: Technological Regimes, Schumpeterian Dynamic, and Spatial Boundaries, In: Edquist, C. (Ed.), Systems of Innovation: Technologies, Institution and Organisations, Pinter: London, Washington.

Pavitt, K., 1984, Sectoral pattern of technical change: towards a taxonomy and a theory, Research Policy, 13(6):343-73

Robson, M., J. Townsend and K. Pavitt, 1988, Sectoral pattern of production and use of innovations in the UK: 1945-1983, Research Policy, 17:1-14

Further readings:

Corait, B and Weinstein, O., 2004, National institutional frameworks, institutional complementarities and sectoral systems of innovation, In: Malerba, F. (Ed.), Sectoral Systems of Innovation: Concepts, Issues and Analysis of six Major Sectors in Europe, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge

Casper, S. and Soskice, D., 2004 Sectoral systems of innovation and varieties of capitalism: explaining the development of high-technology entrepreneurship in Europe, In: Malerba, F. (Ed.), Sectoral Systems of Innovation: Concepts, Issues and Analysis of six Major Sectors in Europe, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge

Module 3: Role of Knowledge, Networks, Actors, and Institutions in SSI

Nelson, R. R., and Katherine Nelson, 2002, Technology, institutions, and innovation systems, Research Policy, 31:265-272

Edquist, C. (Ed.), 1997, Systems of innovation: Technologies, Institutions and Organisations, Pinter: London.

North, D., 1990, Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

Module 4: Dynamics of SSI

Audretsch, D. B., 1996, Innovation and Industrial Evolution, MIT Press: Cambridge Metcalfe, S., 1998, Evolutionary Economic and Creative Destruction, Routledge: London

Callon, M., 1992, The dynamics of techno-economic networks, In: Loombs, R., Saviotti, P., Walsh, V. (Eds.), Technical Change and Company Strategies, Academy Press: London

Module 5: Measurement of the Performance of the System

Carlsson, B., Staffan Jacobsson, Magnus Holmen, and Annika Rickne, 2002, Innovation Systems: analytical and methodological issues, Research Policy, 31:233-245.

Carlsson, B., S. Jaconsson, 1993, Technological systems and economic performance: the diffusion of factory automation is Sweden, In: Foray, D., Freeman, C. (Eds.), Technology and the Wealth of Nations: The dynamics of Constructed Advantage. Pinter publisher: Boston and London.

Module 6: Sectoral Dynamics and Innovation Activities

Patel, P., and K. Pavitt, 1994, Uneven and divergent technological accumulation among advanced countries: evidence and a framework of explanation, Industrial and Corporate Change, 3(3):759-787

Archibugi, D., and M. Pianta, 1992, The Technological Specialisation of Advanced Countries, Kluwer: Boston

Montobbio, F., 2003, Sectoral pattern of technological activity and export market share dynamics, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 27(4):523-545

Module 7 and 8: SSI in Telecommunications and Software Sectors

Reading List Module 7: SSI in Telecommunications

Edquist, Charles, 2004, The fixed Internet and mobile telecommunications sectoral system of innovations: equipment production, access provision and current provision, In: Malerba, F. (Ed.), Sectoral Systems of Innovation: Concepts, Issues and Analysis of six Major Sectors in Europe, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge

Mani, S. 2005, The Dragon vs. the Elephant. Comparative analysis of innovation capability in the telecommunications equipment industry in China and India, paper presented at 3rd GLOBELICS Conference, South Africa, available at: http://www.globelics2005africa.org.za/papers.php (this is not a detailed analysis of the sectoral systems of innovation but can provide useful insights)

Mani, S. 2006, The incremental innovator Vs the trader: Contrasts between the sectoral systems of innovation of the Indian pharmaceutical and telecommunications industries,
http://www.globelicsindia2006.org/sessions.php#_Session_I-2___Sectoral_innovation_s

Reading list Module 8

SSI in Software Steinmuller, W. E., 2004, The European software sectoral system of innovation, In: Malerba, F. (Ed.), Sectoral Systems of Innovation: Concepts, Issues and Analysis of six Major Sectors in Europe, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge
Due to absence of a study of software sectoral system of innovation in developing countries, we will use the following studies as a base to extract specific features of the sectoral system of innovation:

Heeks, R. and Nickolson, B., 2002, Software Export Success Factors Strategies in Developing and Transition Economies, Development Informatics Working Paper Series, Manchester

Carmel, E., 2003, The New Software Exporting Nations: Success Factors, Electronic Journal on Information Systems in Developing Countries, 13(4): 1-12

Module 9 and 10: SSI in Pharmaceuticals and Machine- and Medical-Tools Sectors

Reading List Module 9: Pharmaceuticals

Mckelvey, Maureen, Luigi Orsenigo and Fabio Pammolli, 2004, Pharmaceuticals analyzed through the lens of a sectoral innovation system, In: Malerba, F. (Ed.), Sectoral Systems of Innovation: Concepts, Issues and Analysis of six Major Sectors in Europe, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge

Mani, S. 2006, The incremental innovator Vs the trader: Contrasts between the sectoral systems of innovation of the Indian pharmaceutical and telecommunications industries,
http://www.globelicsindia2006.org/sessions.php#_Session_I-2___Sectoral_innovation_s

Reading List Module 10: Machine- and Medical-Tools

Wengel, J. and Shapira, P., 2004, Machine tools: the remaking of a traditional sectoral innovation system, in Malerba, F. (Ed.), Sectoral Systems of Innovation: Concepts, Issues and Analysis of six Major Sectors in Europe, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge

Nadvi, K., 1999, Collective efficiency and collective failure: The response of the Sialkot surgical instrument cluster to global quality pressures, World Development, Vol. 27(9):1605-1625. (although this is not a sectoral system of innovation analysis, it provides valuable insights about specifics in development of medical tools sector in a developing country and industrial development in developing countries in general)

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