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BOOKS

The Innovation Illusion "How So Little is Created by So Many Working So Hard "

The Innovation Illusion

Timely, compelling, and certain to be controversial-a deeply researched study that reveals how companies and policy makers are hindering innovation-led growth Conventional wisdom holds that Western economies are on the threshold of fast-and-furious technological development. Fredrik Erixon and Bjorn Weigel refute this idea, bringing together a vast array of data and case studies to tell a very different story.
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With expertise spanning academia and the business world, Erixon and Weigel illustrate how innovation is being hampered by existing government regulations and corporate practices. Capitalism, they argue, has lost its mojo. Assessing the experiences of global companies, including Nokia, Uber, IBM, and Apple, the authors explore three key themes: declining economic dynamism in Western economies; growing corporate reluctance to contest markets and innovate; and excessive regulation limiting the diffusion of innovation. At a time of low growth, high unemployment, and increasing income inequality, innovation-led growth is more necessary than ever. This book unequivocally details the obstacles hindering our future prosperity.

Fredrik Erixon is the director and cofounder of the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE), an international economics think tank based in Brussels. Björn Weigel is a business strategist and investor/entrepreneur with extensive experience in working with innovative companies and start-ups. He began his career as a management consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton. They both live in Sweden.

 

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Books
Big Mind "How Collective Intelligence Can Change Our World "
John Dewey: Democracy and Education
Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World (Adam Grant)
The Econocracy "On the Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts"
The Sum of Small Things "A Theory of the Aspirational Class"
Signals "How Everyday Signs Can Help Us Navigate the World´s Turbulent Economy "
Theses and dissertations
1 Intellectuals against ´Evil´
2 Women are better sleepers than men, study concludes
3 Young people are the initiators of current and up-coming developments of the Europe
4 Commission takes action to reinforce EU´s global leadership in clean vehicles
5 Daydreaming is good: It means you´re smart
6 Youth Forum has published several job vacancies
7 Young people are worse off than older generations in today´s labour market
8 OECD employment rate increases to 67.6% in the second quarter of 2017
9 UAE to train one million young Arab to help the region expand in computer programming
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