Large knowledge-intensive investments – drivers, effects and the role of public policy

November 7, 2019

This report presents a definition of large knowledge-intensive investments (LKI). It then surveys research on the drivers as well as effects of LKI, and provides conclusions with regards to the conditions for, and role of, public policy in promoting such investments. The purpose is to provide the Swedish government with evidence and knowledge to support and develop the government’s work on supporting innovation and structural change of businesses in Sweden. What are large knowledge-intensive investments and why are they important?