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The Knowledge-based economy: conceptual framework or buzzword?

Godin, Benoît (2006). The Knowledge-based economy: conceptual framework or buzzword? Journal of Technology Transfer , vol. 31 , nº 1. p. 17-30. DOI: 10.1007/s10961-005-5010-x.

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In the last two decades, concepts have appeared that have influenced and even defined entire science and technology policies in Western countries: high technology, national system of innovation, information economy, knowledge-based economy, and the new economy. In all these policy developments, the OECD, acting as a think tank for its member countries, has been an important promoter of these concepts, turning them into buzzwords. This article looks at the concept of knowledge-based economy in order to explore the crucial role of the OECD in its dissemination and, above all, the role statistics have played in shaping policy discourses.

Type de document: Article
Mots-clés libres: connaissance; politique scientifique; économie; innovation
Centre: Centre Urbanisation Culture Société
Date de dépôt: 17 nov. 2020 16:35
Dernière modification: 17 nov. 2020 16:35
URI: http://espace.inrs.ca/id/eprint/10501

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