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The Globalizing Learning Economy

Daniele Archibugi and Bengt-Åke Lundvall (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Knowledge is becoming increasingly important in contemporary economic systems, and economic growth and welfare depend on how promptly economic agents are able to exploit the benefits derived from ... More


Introduction: Europe and the Learning Economy

Bengt‐Åke Lundvall and Daniele Archibugi

in The Globalizing Learning Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The emphasis in this book is on the ‘learning economy’ rather than the ‘knowledge‐based economy’ (as for example stressed by OECD), since the key to modern success is not so much as to have access to ... More


Innovation Policy in the Globalizing Learning Economy

Bengt‐Åke Lundvall

in The Globalizing Learning Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the introductory chapter, it was argued that an even broader set of policies needs to be integrated in a strategy to cope with the challenges of the learning economy. In this concluding chapter, ... More


Universities in the Learning Economy: Balancing Institutional Integrity With Organizational Diversity

Pedro Conceição and Manuel Heitor

in The Globalizing Learning Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Suggests two important ideas: first, it is proposed that the institutional integrity of the university needs to be preserved, since universities are a special type of learning organization ... More


Social Exclusion in the Learning Economy

Gerd Schienstock

in The Globalizing Learning Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An analysis is made of the impact that the emerging learning economy may have on the processes of social exclusion with the focus on the sphere of work, since employment is seen as the core of the ... More


The New Economy: A European Perspective

Luc Soete

in The Globalizing Learning Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the account of the emergence of the new learning economy is based on research carried out within the framework of the European Commission's Targeted Socio–Economic Research (TSER) ... More


Social investment in the globalising learning economy: a European perspective

Bengt-Åke Lundvall and Edward Lorenz

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In the current era, where global competition increases the need to constantly develop and renew skills and competences, governments play an important role, both in terms of direct social investment ... More


The Need for New Perspectives in European Commission Innovation Policy

Margaret Sharp

in The Globalizing Learning Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Considers the policy implications of the perspectives on socio–economic development in Europe opened up by work done on the globalized learning economy. It raises questions, first, about what sort of ... More


The Learning Economy and International Inequality

Chris Freeman

in The Globalizing Learning Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that the phenomenon of international equality and the related problem of inequality within countries may best be understood in the light of a systematic theory of technical change ... More


The Learning Revolution

Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter sets out the book's main theories and arguments. This book attempts to study the economics of “learning societies,” focusing especially on the role of government in promoting growth ... More


Macroeconomic and Investment Policies for a Learning Society

Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter looks at four broad issues regarding how government macroeconomic and investment policies can help create a learning economy. The first looks at financial and capital market ... More


Market Structure, Welfare, and Learning

Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter shows that the relationship between competition, innovation, and welfare in quite standard models of market interaction is far different than has been widely presumed. The first three ... More


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