Is there a Progressive Approach to Innovation Policy?Progressive Planning (2012)
To many progressive planners, the idea of a progressive science and technology policy seems anathema. Science and technology (S&T) policy privileges a sub-set of firms and institutional stakeholders that are the recipients of too much public largess already. A reimaging of manufacturing policy requires looking again at innovation and what it means for the long-run viability of the neighborhoods and communities that constitute our regional economies. Innovation leads to adaptation, flexibility, and resilience of local economies. Consistent innovation, deployed through a network of advanced manufacturers, presents the possibility of a sustainable production system capable of adapting over time rather than collapsing.
- Innovation Policy,
- Research Centers
Publication DateWinter 2012
Citation InformationJennifer Clark. "Is there a Progressive Approach to Innovation Policy?" Progressive Planning Vol. 190 (2012) p. 7 - 9
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jennifer_j_clark/25/