Lead Markets for Environmental Innovations

Lead Markets for Environmental Innovations

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Some countries are earlier than others in the development and introduction of environmental innovations. Often, the leadership in technological development is accompanied by a leadership in environmental policy. The book provides an analysis of lead markets for innovations such as fuel cells, photovoltaics, and others. Contributions of innovation economics, policy analysis and environmental economics are assessed regarding their potential to explain the leadership of single countries. The book depicts the policy frameworks that are favourable to the creation of such lead markets on the basis of theoretical considerations and case studies. Finally, recommendations for R and D policies, environmental and industrial policies are derived.press releases and statements in the year 2001, which referred to the fact that the Euro 4 standard made no specifications regarding the technology to be used, that ... 8.6.3 Automobile Manufacturersa#39; Current Technological Strategies While it is difficult to define a timeframe within ... conservation organisation), Germanya#39;s Child Protection Association and ADAC (the automobile club) and coordinated by anbsp;...

Title:Lead Markets for Environmental Innovations
Author:Klaus Jacob
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2005-03-29


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