This chapter focuses on innovation. It begins by defining innovation and describing its stages and subjects. It then examines factors that affect innovation such as government funding, education, and tax policy. It offers examples of innovation, reveals different types, and highlights the difficulties of measuring it. The chapter concludes by surveying the literature that explores the link between innovation and economic growth.
Keywords: 20th century innovations, 21st century innovations, disruptive innovation, sustaining innovation, user innovation, manufacture innovation, economic growth, government funding, education, tax policy
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