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Dynamics and deliberations: comparing heuristics for low carbon innovation policy


  • J. Ivan Scrase

    (SPRU, University of Sussex)

  • Adrian Smith

    (SPRU, University of Sussex)

  • Florian Kern

    (SPRU, University of Sussex)


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  • J. Ivan Scrase & Adrian Smith & Florian Kern, 2010. "Dynamics and deliberations: comparing heuristics for low carbon innovation policy," SPRU Working Paper Series 184, SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex.
  • Handle: RePEc:sru:ssewps:184

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    low carbon innovation; socio-technical transitions; grid-group cultural theory;

    JEL classification:

    • B - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology
    • O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
    • Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics


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