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Can we learn from the US? DARPA - Public Entrepreneurship in practice?

Paul Sweeney 10/04/2018

We Europeans generally feel superior to Americans, particularly on policies in healthcare, welfare, and the organisation of society. But perhaps there are some aspects of public policy – industrial policy - where we might learn from the US.   The US is the world leader in information, communications and technology. The biggest firms are …



Innovation value for money

David Jacobson 22/06/2012

David Jacobson: In yesterday’s Irish Times (Business and Technology supplement) there is a good-news story about Science Foundation Ireland’s …

Innovation policy and perfomance in Ireland

Sinéad Pentony 14/06/2012

Sinéad Pentony: TASC hosted its second lunchtime seminar yesterday. Professor David Jacobson examined the issue of innovation policy and performance …

Guest post by Suzanne Rosselet-McCauley and Adrian Devitt: Restoring sustainable competitiveness

Suzanne Rosselet-McCauley, Adrian Devitt 11/06/2012

Suzanne Rosselet-McCauley and Adrian Devitt: Competitiveness is one of the most abused terms in modern economics, meaning many different things to …

Guest post by Martin O'Dea: Economics for technological acceleration

13/06/2011

Martin O'Dea lectures in Management and Human Resource Management at the Dublin Business School: The internet was a revolution that saw massive …

Integrating innovation drivers

David Jacobson 19/04/2011

David Jacobson: I have been banging on in a number of blogs over the years on the importance of innovation policy, and in particular on the …

Innovation, rather than high-tech, is key

David Jacobson 25/03/2011

David Jacobson: In 1990, in a paper on MNCs in Ireland, I argued that the “completion of the single market” in 1992 would bring pressures on …

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