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Researcher: West, J (Professor Jonathan West)

Fields of Research

Innovation management
Research, science and technology policy
Economic development policy
Other economics
Public policy
Applied economics
International business
Business systems in context
Medical biotechnology
Organisational planning and management
Comparative economic systems
Economic geography
Public economics - publicly provided goods

Research Objectives

Technological and organisational innovation
Industry policy
Primary products from animals
Economic growth
Management
Productivity (excl. public sector)
Expanding knowledge in human society
Wood sawing and veneer
Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
Nutrition
Supply and demand
Other education and training

Career Best Publications

Experience, experimentation, and the accumulation of knowledge: the evolution of R&D in the semiconductor industry; Research Policy
Financing Innovation: Markets and the Structure of Risk in Non-Replication Economics; CEDA Growth Series
Institutions, Information Processing, and Organization Structure in Research and Development: Evidence from the Semiconductor Industry; Research Policy
Limits to globalization: organizational homogeneity and diversity in the semiconductor industry; Industrial and Corporate Change
Two Best Ways? Institutions and the Evolution of the US and Japanese Semiconductor Industries; Research on Technological Innovation, Management and Policy: Comparative Studies of Technological Evolution

Research Publications

A healthy regard for tomorrow: Australia Must Invest in Biotechnology
A New Globalisation: Decoupling from complexity for greater security; Griffith Review
A Strategy to Accelerate Innovation in NSW: Outline for Policy Development
An innovation strategy for Tasmania: A new vision for economic development
Australia's innovation challenges: building an effective national innovation system; The Melbourne Review
Bountiful Opportunity
Building Regional Innovation Capability: The Impact of Irrigation in the Coal River Valley
Bunge: Food, Fuel, and World Markets
China: Innovation and Productivity
Diversifying Tasmania's Economy: Analysis and Options
Experience, experimentation, and the accumulation of knowledge: the evolution of R&D in the semiconductor industry; Research Policy
Financing Innovation: Markets and the Structure of Risk in Non-Replication Economics; CEDA Growth Series
Inducing and Disciplining Creativity in Organisations under Escalating Complexity; Creativity and Innovation in Business and Beyond: Social Science Perspectives and Policy Implications
Innovation Can Happen Anywhere
Innovation Policy, Productivity, and the Reform Agenda in Australia: A Framework for Analysis
Innovation system problems: causal configurations of innovation failure; Journal of Business Research
Institutions, Information Processing, and Organization Structure in Research and Development: Evidence from the Semiconductor Industry; Research Policy
International Catamaran; Measured Success Innovation Management in Australia
International Trade Policy; Readings in Political Economy: Economics as a Social Science
Lets Show Some Creativity
Limits to globalization: organizational homogeneity and diversity in the semiconductor industry; Industrial and Corporate Change
More than a gift from the gods; Griffith Review
National Innovation Systems and Creativity; Creativity and Innovation in business and Beyond: Social Science Perspectives and Policy Implications
Obstacles to progress: What's wrong with Tasmania, really?; Griffith Review
Our Future is in Food
Producer or Consumer
Proteome Systems; Measured Success Innovation Management in Australia
Testing innovation systems theory using Qualitative Comparative Analysis; Journal of Business Research
The Geography of the Genome
The Mystery of Innovation: Aligning the Triangle of Technology, Institutions and Organisation; Australian Journal of Management
The Mystery of Innovation: Aligning the Triangle of Technology, Institutions, and Organisation; Australia's Choices: Options for a Prosperous and Fair Society
The root cause of innovation system problems: formative measures and causal configurations; Journal of Business Research
The Tasmanian Sawn-hardwood Timber Industry: Capacity for Innovation in the Face of Dynamic Industry and Market Change
Time for a New Look at Innovation Policy
Two Best Ways? Institutions and the Evolution of the US and Japanese Semiconductor Industries; Research on Technological Innovation, Management and Policy: Comparative Studies of Technological Evolution
Unlocking Tasmania's Dairy Industry Potential

Research Projects

AIRC Research Funding; ResMed Foundation (RESMED)
Australian Innovation Research Centre; Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts (DEDTA)
Coal Valley Innovation Study
Developing a Framework for a Place-Based Approach to Economic Diversification in Tasmania
Source Tasmania - A Feasibility Study
TacICTC Review
Tasmanian Innovation Strategy

Research Candidate Supervision

A New Model for Innovation in Food Safety
Access to 'Alternative' Food System Qualities- A Comparative Study of Internet and Non-Internet Mediated Systems of
An Exploration of Innovation and Governance in Australian Superannuation Organisations
An Investigation into the Management of Food Waste- Implementing an Innovative and Eco-Effective Strategy in Australia
Australia's National Skilling System and its Trajectory- A Model and Analysis for the Period 2001-2006
Diffusion of New Technologies in Service Industries
Forms of Innovation in Agribusiness in Tasmania
Innovation at Heritage Tourist Attractions
Software as a Service- Business Model Innovation in the ICT Sector
Sources of Inventive Activity and the IPR System- An Empirical Analysis of a Changing Relationship in a Small Open Economy (Norway)
The Development of Regional Innovation Capabilities in the Tasmanian Agri-Food Sector- A Case Study of Three Regions in Southern Tasmania
The Evolution of Subject Approaches to Innovation Measurement, and Implications for New Innovation Indicators
Towards A Consistent Account of Firm Survival