Although the role of universities in the knowledge society is increasingly significant, there remains a severe lack of systematic quantitative evidence at the micro-level, with virtually all policy discussion based on country level statistics or case studies. This book redresses the balance by examining original data from universities in six European countries – Italy, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.
Specialization and Performance in Europe
Edited by Andrea Bonaccorsi and Cinzia Daraio
Fabio Bertoni and Annalisa Croce
Celeste Amorim Varum and Lucia Piscitello
Edited by Massimo G. Colombo, Luca Grilli, Lucia Piscitello and Cristina Rossi-Lamastra
This timely book brings together cutting-edge research on the important subject of science and innovation policies. The contributors – distinguished social science scholars – tackle the key challenges of designing and implementing public policies in the context of the new knowledge economy.