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Published: 29 October 2015

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780199374519

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Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors

William B. Bonvillian and Charles Weiss

  • Creates a new, unified, systematic approach to innovation policy, focused on overcoming two deep problems in the U.S. innovation system: expanding economic growth and raising the rate of creation of well-paying jobs
  • Introduces, defines and develops the new concept of disruption-resistant "Legacy sectors " and sets forth a conceptual framework with which to address this neglected problem
  • Adds to previous models of the dynamics of innovation, identifies three new drivers, and sets the stage for its recommendations on how to introduce innovation into Legacy sectors