Equilibrium and Evolutionary Foundations of Competition and Technology Policy: New Perspectives on the Division of Labour and the Innovation Process


  • J. Stanley Metcalfe University of Manchester




Ciência e tecnologia. Sistemas de inovação. Auto-organização. Processos e instituições. Conhecimento.


Ciência, tecnologia e política de inovação desempenham um papel cada vez mais importante no contexto do desenvolvimento das sociedades modernas. Este artigo procura rever a racionalidade da política de inovação analisada sob as lentes do nosso enfoque institucional sobre processos evolucionistas mostrando como estes últimos influenciam a acumulação e a disseminação do conhecimento. A nossa pergunta principal é se podemos contribuir para aperfeiçoar o processo de auto-organização do sistema de inovações. A identificação de ausência de componentes ou elos perdidos entre os diversos blocos deste sistema de inovações pode ser a resposta afirmativa à nossa pergunta.


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Biografia do Autor

J. Stanley Metcalfe, University of Manchester

ESRC — Centre for Research on Innovation and Competition. The University of Manchester, UK.


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METCALFE, J. S. Equilibrium and Evolutionary Foundations of Competition and Technology Policy: New Perspectives on the Division of Labour and the Innovation Process. Revista Brasileira de Inovação, Campinas, SP, v. 2, n. 1, p. 111–146, 2009. DOI: 10.20396/rbi.v2i1.8648870. Disponível em: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/rbi/article/view/8648870. Acesso em: 28 jan. 2022.




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