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Convergence of innovation policies in the European aerospace industry (1960–2000)


  • Landoni, Matteo
  • ogilvie, dt


This paper contributes to an understanding of the evolution of the space industry and the role innovation policy and industrial change have played in that process. It looks at the impact of business-government interactions on the emerging space industry and how it evolved from the consolidation of aerospace businesses to the government creating national agencies to support the industry (through the use of innovation policy instruments) at the same time that privatization of the aerospace businesses occurred.

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  • Landoni, Matteo & ogilvie, dt, 2019. "Convergence of innovation policies in the European aerospace industry (1960–2000)," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 147(C), pages 174-184.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:tefoso:v:147:y:2019:i:c:p:174-184
    DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2019.07.007

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    1. Landoni, Matteo, 2020. "Knowledge creation in state-owned enterprises," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 53(C), pages 77-85.

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    Policy mix; Innovation intermediaries; Innovation policy; Space industry; Aerospace industry; Privatization; Policy history;

    JEL classification:

    • L5 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy
    • L6 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing
    • N4 - Economic History - - Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation
    • N8 - Economic History - - Micro-Business History
    • P1 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems


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