The presentation deals with the topic, whether STI-policy may smoothen or even reverse economic downturns. The starting point is R&D investments and their societal effectiveness. On the basis of existing evidence one might as well sceptical as optimistic on the possibilities on STI-policy. The policy is not able, however, to affect short-term cycles but most likely long-term economic developments.
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
|MoE publication type||Not Eligible|
|Event||INNO-Grips workshop: Innovation Policy in an Anti-Cyclical Conjuncture - Köln, Germany|
Duration: 30 Sep 2010 → 30 Sep 2010
|Period||30/09/10 → 30/09/10|