Technology, Growth and Economic Theory

S&T and Growth

  • ‘Debat: les Technologies Nouvelles sont-elles a l’Origine de la Crise Economique’, La Recherche, Vol.12, No. 125 (September 1981), 982-989. Also published as ‘Debate: Son las Neuvas Tecnologias un Elemento Generador de la Crisis Economica’, Mundo Cientifico, Vol.8 (November 1981), 921-925.
  • ‘Innovation as an Engine of Economic Growth: Retrospect and Prospects’, in H. Giersch (ed), Emerging Technologies: Consequences of Economic Growth, Structural Change and Employment, proceedings of Kiel Symposium, 1981 (Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1982), 1-32.
  • ‘Factor Substitution and the Instability of Growth’, paper prepared for a Symposium at the Institute of Statistical Research, Tokyo, Japan on 23 and 24 September 1987.
  • Technical Change and Long-term Economic Growth, Siemens Review, 3, 1990.
  • ‘Science and Economic Growth’, Lecture given at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, October 14th 1991.
  • ‘Science and the Growth of the West’, British Gas Technology White Paper, 1991.
  • ‘Innovation and Growth’ ch 7 in M Dodgson and R Rothwell (eds) Handbook of Industrial Innovation, Aldershot, Elgar, 1994, pp 78-93.
  • History, Co-Evolution and Economic Growth’, Working Paper-95-76, IIASA, Austria, (1995).

Technical Changes and Economic Theory

Technology and Development

Technology and Society

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Industrial Innovation

  • With L. Soete, ‘The Economics of Industrial Innovation’ (3rd edition), London, Pinter, 1997.

Second edition: (London: Frances Pinter, 1982).

First edition: (Harmondsworth: Penguin Modern Economic Texts, 1974).

Spanish edition: La Teoria Economica de la Innovacion Industrial (Madrid: Penguin Alianza, 1975).

Science & Technology and Innovation Policy

  • With R. Poignant and I. Svennilson, ‘Science, Economic Growth and Government Policy’, background paper for Ministerial Meeting on Science, Agenda Item III (Paris: OECD, 1963).
  • ‘Wissenschaftspolitik in Grossbritannien’, Atomzeitalter (August 1966), 8, 233-242; French version: ‘Les Options Scientifiques de la Grande Bretagne’, Atomes, Vol.238 (December 1966), 678-683.
  • With H. Brooks, L. Gunn, J. Saint-Geours and J. Spacy, ‘Government and Allocation of Resources to Science’, Ministerial Meeting on Science (Paris: OECD, 1966).
  • ‘Science and Economy at the National Level’, chapter in ‘Problems of Science Policy’ (Paris: OECD, 1968), 55-72.
  • ‘Irish Science Policy’, paper delivered at Dublin Conference, June 1969 (National Science Council of Ireland, 1969).
  • ‘National Science Policy’, Physics Bulletin, Vol.20, No 7 (July 1969), 265-270.
  • ‘European Science Policy’, paper prepared for Council of Europe’s 3rd Parliamentary and Scientific Conference (Lausanne, 11-14 April 1972).
  • With C.H.G. Oldham, C.M. Cooper, T.C. Sinclair and B.G. Achilladelis, ‘The Goals of R&D in the 1970s’, Science Studies, Vol.1, No. 3 (October 1971), 357-406.
    Also Italian version: ‘Gli Obiettivi della Ricerca e dello Sviluppo negli anni 1970-1980’, in Rapporto sulla Scienza (Etas Kompass, Italy, February 1972), 51-121
  • ‘Inter-Governmental Cooperation and the Future’, In Europe Now: Cooperation in Research and Technology, Proceedings of 1973 Symposium of the R&D Society (September 1973), 24-38.
  • With K.L.R. Pavitt, ‘The Current International Economic Climate and Policies for Technical Innovation’, report prepared for the Six Countries Programme on Government Policies towards Technological Innovation in Industry (TNO, The Netherlands,1977).
  • ‘Government Policies for Industrial Innovation’, J.D. Bernal Memorial Lecture, Birkbeck College (May 1978).
  • ‘Preface’ to Policies for the Stimulation of Industrial Innovation: Vol. 1, Analytical Report (Paris: OECD, 1978), 5-14.
  • Government Policy’, Chapter 18 in L.R. Pavitt (ed), Technical Innovation and British Economic Performance (London: Macmillan, 1980), 310-325.
  • With U. Colombo, R. Nelson, K. Pavitt and N. Rosenberg, Technical Change and Economic Policy: Science and Technology in the New Economic and Social Context (Paris: OECD, 1980).
  • ‘Introduction to the New Technology’, Managing Technology in the ‘80s, Part 2 – Complete Proceedings (London: LAMSAC, 1981), 12-22.

UNESCO Archives

Innovation Systems

Also reprinted as ‘Perspectiva historica del “Sistema Nacional de Innovacion”’, in M Olazaran and MG Uranga (eds) Sistemas Regionales de Innovacion, Leioa, Universidad del Pais Vasco, 2002, pp 29-55.

  • “Continental, national and sub-national innovation systems – complementarity and economic growth”, Research Policy, Vol 31/2, 2002, pp 191-211.

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