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Researcher: Smith, KH (Professor Keith Smith)

Fields of Research

Industry economics and industrial organisation
Innovation management
Economic development policy
Applied economics
Comparative economic systems
Labour economics
Research, science and technology policy

Research Objectives

Technological and organisational innovation
Industry policy
Productivity (excl. public sector)
Management and productivity
Understanding climate change
Industry costs and structure

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Perspective on the Knowledge Economy in the Australian Context; Committee for Economic Development of Australia
Assessing the role of steam power in the first industrial revolution:The early work of Nick von Tunzelmann; Research Policy
Australia's innovation challenges: building an effective national innovation system; The Melbourne Review
Changing Economic Landscape: Liberalisation and Knowledge Infrastructures; Science and Public Policy
Comparing economic performance in the presence of diversity; Science and Public Policy
Conceptualizing and measuring modern biotechnology; The Economic Dynamics of Modern Biotechnology
Distributed Knowledge Bases in Low and Medium Technology Firms
Distributed knowledge bases in low-and medium-technology industries; Innovation in Low-Tech Firms and Industries
Does Europe perform too little corporate R&D? A comparison of EU and non-EU corporate R&D performance; Research Policy: A Journal Devoted to Research Policy, Research Management and Planning
EU Scoreboard Reveals Need for Industrial R&D Champs; Research-Technology Management
Functionality of innovation systems as a rationale for and guide to innovation policy; Theory and Practice of Innovation Policy
Globalisation and Innovation Systems: Policy Issues; The Theory and Practice of Innovation Policy
History of the Community Innovation Survey; Handbook of Innovation Indicators and Measurement
Human resources, mobility and the systems approach to innovation; Innovative People: Mobility of Skilled Personnel in National Innovation Systems
Human resources: the state of knowledge and policy challenges; Innovative People: Mobility of Skilled Personnel in National Innovation Systems
Innovasjon og vekst i ressursbaserte okonomier; Rik pa natur - Innovasjon i en ressursbasert kunnskapsokonomi
Innovation; The IEBM (International Encyclopedia of Business & Management) Handbook of Economics
Innovation and economic performance at the enterprise level; Innovation and Enterprise Creation: Statistics and Indicators
Innovation and growth in resource-based economies
Innovation Can Happen Anywhere
Innovation in low- and medium-technology industries; Research Policy
Innovation in Tasmania An Innovation Census in an Australian State
Innovation indicators and the knowledge economy: concepts, results and policy changes; Innovation and Enterprise Creation: Statistics and Indicators
Innovation Infrastructures; Regional Development and Conditions for Innovation in the Network Society
Innovation Policy, Productivity, and the Reform Agenda in Australia: A Framework for Analysis
Innovation's Island Home
Innovation, Growth and Policy in Low and Medium Tech Industries: A Review of Recent Research
Innovative People: Mobility of Skilled Personnel in National Innovation Systems; OECD Publishing
Interactions between policy learning and innovation theory; Innovation, Competence Building and Social Cohesion in Europe
Knowledge flows and catching-up industrialization in the Nordic countries: the roles of patent systems; Intellectual Property Rights, Development, and Catch-Up
Low and Medium Technology Industries in the Knowledge Economies: The Analytical Issues; Low Tech Innovation in the Knowledge Economy
Managing distributed knowledge bases and technological upgrading in low and medium technology industries; ANZAM
Measuring Innovation; The Oxford Handbook of Innovation
Policy learning and innovation theory: an interactive and co-evolving process; Research Policy
Promoting innovation in Australia: business and policy issues
Research Policy: A Journal Devoted to Research Policy, Research Management and Planning; Research Policy: A Journal Devoted to Research Policy, Research Management and Planning
Structural change, growth and innovation: the roles of medium and low-tech industries, 1980-2000; Low-Tech Innovation in the Knowledge Economy
Structure, Business Demographics and Innovation in Tasmanian Manufacturing
Surveys and Policy: Lessons from the CIS; Innovation Policy in Europe
Technical and Methodological Issues in the Tasmanian Innovation Census
Technological and economic dynamics of the world wine industry: an introduction; International Journal of Technology and Globalization
Technological upgrading and distributed knowledge bases; Workshop on Low and Medium Technology Industries
The challenge of environmental technology: promoting radical innovation in conditions of lock-in
The European research area and the external context; Science and Technology Policies: New Perspectives, New Challenges
The knowledge economy in the Australian context
Usual Suspects, Hidden Treasures, Unmet Wants and Black Boxes in Innovation Research
What are the economic effects of ICT [Hava slags oekonomiske virkninger har IKT skapt?]; ICT after the Dotcom Bubble [IKT Etter Dotcom Boblen]
What is the 'Knowledge Economy'? Knowledge Intensity and Distributed Knowledge Bases
Wine and economic development: technological and corporate change in the Australian wine industry; International Journal of Technology and Globalisation

Research Projects

Australian Innovation Research Centre; Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts (DEDTA)
Structure, Business Demographics and Innovation in Tasmanian Manufacturing; Cradle Coast Authority (CCAU)
Review of the European PILOT Study of Innovation in Low Technology Industries

Research Candidate Supervision

innovation modes and capability transition in a low technology environment
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 Decision Making Process for the Adoption of Enterprise Systems as Innovation in Australian SMEs
The Evolution of Subject Approaches to Innovation Measurement, and Implications for New Innovation Indicators
The Process and Outcomes of Accelerated Internationalisation. A study of the Deregulation of the Singapore Banking Sector.