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Sowing the seeds of the future: Policies for financing tomorrow's innovations

Luca Grilli (), Mariana Mazzucato, Michele Meoli and Giuseppe Scellato

Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2018, vol. 127, issue C, 1-7

Abstract: In this paper, we discuss the state of the art in research and policy making related to the dynamics of financing innovation, highlighting gaps in the literature and setting up the objectives of this Special Issue. We also provide a discussion of methodological issues and future directions for the stream of studies aiming at the evaluation of the effectiveness and impact of policies to finance innovation. Finally, we discuss how the articles in this collection contribute to improve our understanding of the financing of innovation along different perspectives.

Keywords: Innovation policy; Financing innovation; R&D subsidy; Policy design; Policy evaluation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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