Agents intentionality, capabilities and the performance of systems of innovation

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dc.contributor.author Muñoz Pérez, Félix Fernando
dc.contributor.author Encinar del Pozo, María Isabel
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Análisis Económico, Teoría Económica e Historia Económica es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-21T15:56:59Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-21T15:56:59Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Innovation: Management, policy & practice 16.1 (2014): 71-81 en_US
dc.identifier.issn Innovation: Management, policy & practice 16.1 (2014): 71-81 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/670722 en
dc.description.abstract The performances of different Systems of Innovation (SI) vary substantially due to the fact that, apart from the differences in the underlying technologies, institutions, etc., there are specific causes at work. In particular, we refer to the intentionality of the agents interacting within a System of Innovation to find out the relationship between agents’ goals, and the SI’s performance. The underlying thesis is that agent intentionality is a necessary condition for a substantive explanation of the dynamism of any socio-economic system. This paper departs from an abstract definition of a system as a set of constitutive elements and the connections among them serving a common purpose. It also explores how agents’ intentionality and capabilities shape the structure, evolution and performance of an SI. In this context an evolutionary efficiency criterion is proposed. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Support from INnoTEC (Project N. SEJ2004-02422 – Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, Spain), Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales ‘Francisco de Vitoria’ and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. en
dc.format.extent 11 pag. es
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher eContent Management Pty Ltd. en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Innovation: Management, policy & practice en_US
dc.rights © eContent Management Pty Ltd. en_US
dc.subject.other Systems of innovation en_US
dc.subject.other Intentionality en_US
dc.subject.other Evolving capabilities en_US
dc.subject.other Evolutionary efficiency en_US
dc.title Agents intentionality, capabilities and the performance of systems of innovation en_US
dc.type article en_US
dc.subject.eciencia Economía es_ES
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/impp.2014.16.1.71
dc.identifier.doi 10.5172/impp.2014.16.1.71
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 71
dc.identifier.publicationissue 1
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 81
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 16
dc.relation.projectID SEJ2004-02422
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion en_US
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess en_US
dc.authorUAM Encinar Del Pozo, María Isabel (258297)
dc.authorUAM Muñoz Pérez, Félix Fernando (258602)


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