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Paredes-Frigolett, Harold
Pyka, Andreas
Pereira, Javier
Gomes, Luiz Flávio Autran Monteiro
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FZID Discussion Paper No. 95-2014
We present the results of an empirical study of the national innovation systems of countries in the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America from a comprehensive neo-Schumpeterian economics (CNSE) perspective. The empirical study covered the period from 2000 until 2011 and the countries analyzed are Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Portugal, and Spain. Unlike previous approaches that used cluster analyses as a methodological framework to analyze national innovation systems from a CSNE perspective, we use a novel approach based on multicriteria decision analysis (MCDA) to rank innovation performance. We show how an MCDA approach can be followed in order to rank the performance of national innovation systems and provide an analysis of the results obtained at the financial, public and industry pillars of the CNSE model.
Comprehensive neo-Schumpeterian Economics
Innovation Performance
Multicriteria Decision Analysis
National Innovation Systems
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