How innovative is Swedish industry? A factor and cluster analysis of CIS II
2002 (English)In: International review of applied economics, ISSN 0269-2171, Vol. 16, no 3, 319-331 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This article provides a description and analysis of innovation in Swedish manufacturing, based on data generated by the second Community Innovation Survey (CIS II). Following a brief introduction, CIS II, which is the first CIS survey ever conducted in Sweden, is discussed. The purpose is to indicate the relevance and significance of data from CIS II. Methodology is then addressed and a sectoral analysis of the data from CIS II is presented. The important dimension of the direction of innovative effort in different sectors is addressed by means of a cluster analysis that distinguishes between strategies regarding markets and competitors. A summary and a section on policy implications conclude.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2002. Vol. 16, no 3, 319-331 p.
innovation, CIS II, firm strategies
Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-24407DOI: 10.1080/02692170210136145Local ID: 6510OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-24407DiVA: diva2:244725