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Innovation and public policy the case of personal rapid transit by Catherine G. Burke

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

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  • United States.

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  • Personal rapid transit -- United States.

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StatementCatherine G. Burke.
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LC ClassificationsHE308 .B87
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 401 p. :
Number of Pages401
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Open LibraryOL4401375M
ISBN 100669031674
LC Control Number79002410

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Innovation and Public Policy: The Case of Personal Rapid Transit by Catherine G. Burke Professor, School of Public Administration, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. This book is focused on the relationship between technological innovation and politics, with special reference to the case of Personal Rapid Transit (PRT).   This book provides a thoroughly researched, authoritative study of just how information is exchanged, synthesized, and ultimately diffused through a network to bring about policy change and innovation."―Michael McGuire, professor, School of Public and Cited by: Innovation underpins competitiveness, is crucial to addressing societal challenges, and its support has become a major public policy goal. But what really works in innovation policy, and why?   This paper takes stock of this rapidly growing area of public policy, with particular focus on the definition of innovation policy (what it is); theoretical rationales (why innovation policy is.

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