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Measuring systemic problems in National Innovation Systems. An application to Thailand

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  • Chaminade, Cristina
  • Intarakumnerd, Patarapong
  • Sapprasert, Koson

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The paper contributes to research on innovation systems in general and, in particular, to the current debate on rationales for innovation policy by providing a framework to identify systemic problems in a given system of innovation and test the framework empirically. The data were drawn from the Thai Community Innovation Survey in the period after which a major change in the country's innovation system policy had been initiated. By hierarchical factor analysis, systemic problems are identified and grouped into four components: institution, network, Science and Technology infrastructure and other support services. The analysis allows researchers to investigate the mismatch between policies and problems and identify policy gaps.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Research Policy.

Volume (Year): 41 (2012)
Issue (Month): 8 ()
Pages: 1476-1488

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Handle: RePEc:eee:respol:v:41:y:2012:i:8:p:1476-1488

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Keywords: Systemic problems; Innovation policy; National Innovation System; Hierarchical factor analysis; Thailand;

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