publication . Article . 2008

Private sector involvement in science and innovation policy-making in Hungary

Annamária Inzelt;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Mar 2008 Journal: Science and Public Policy, volume 35, pages 81-94 (issn: 0302-3427, eissn: 1471-5430, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
The overall thrust of this paper is that policy learning is enhanced by the participation of private business. It is assumed that business involvement would suggest abundant opportunities for policy learning and transfer. The empirical part of this paper investigates private sector involvement in science, technology and innovation (STI) policy-making in a transition economy (Hungary). Private sector involvement in Hungarian STI policy-making is investigated in terms of the stages and types of involvement. The involvement of the private sector is essential for learning policy-making and achieving adaptability, which in turn is also crucial for the overall success...
free text keywords: Geography, Planning and Development, Public Administration, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, Economics, Economic system, Globalization, Market economy, Publishing, business.industry, business, Transition economy, Private sector involvement, Policy making, Private sector, Business sector, Adaptability, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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