Innovation Policy

May 1, 2016

This report from The Bay Area Council Economic Institute provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic profile of the California Bay Area region.

April 1, 2016

This report discusses how emerging technologies and production paradigms are transforming modern manufacturing and discusses the implications of these trends for California.

April 1, 2016

This study assesses what world-leading cities are doing in order to attract knowledge-intensive industries and innovation and thereby be able to draw lessons on how attractiveness can be promoted.

March 23, 2016

This report describes the growth of the life science industry in Sweden from 1998 to 2014, focusing particularly on developments from 2012 to 2014.

January 12, 2016

Countries such as China and South Korea are making significant efforts to develop their research systems; this report describes the future of strategic research, focusing on: strategies and control, priority areas, and support instruments.

December 22, 2015

This report examines how product market regulations influence profit persistence, which provide information about how competitive countries actually are.

November 27, 2015

This report studies the impact of foreign acquisitions on both smaller and larger firms in Sweden, finding no evidence that foreign acquisitions lead to reductions in R&D expenditures and high-skilled activities in targeted domestic firms.

November 18, 2015

This report provides an analysis of how selective policies supporting innovation and entrepreneurship have been implemented in Sweden and documents their impact on firm performance, growth, and competitiveness.

September 24, 2015

This report provides a comparison of experiences from Denmark’s and Canada’s publicly supported venture capital and credit guarantee schemes.

September 2, 2015

Economic growth from technological innovation tends to spring up in unpredictable places, creating winners and losers.