Technological Competition, Employment and Innovation Policies in OECD Countries

High unemployment rates in the period of an internationalization of economies and an intensified technological competition are the main problems that exist in most EU countries. Taking stock of unemployment patterns, technological trends and employment opportunities in the EU and the US is crucial f...

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Main Authors: Welfens, Paul J. J., Audretsch, David B. (Author), Addison, John T. (Author), Grupp, Hariolf (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1998, 1998
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:High unemployment rates in the period of an internationalization of economies and an intensified technological competition are the main problems that exist in most EU countries. Taking stock of unemployment patterns, technological trends and employment opportunities in the EU and the US is crucial for the reform debate in Europe. In continental Europe, major problems are an insufficient creation of new firms in innovative technology fields, inadequate labor market developments and inconsistent R&D policies. Founded on new data evaluations, the book presents an innovative analysis of these topics and shows opportunities for reforms
Physical Description:VI, 234 p online resource
ISBN:9783642587962