University College London, UK
IZA World of Labor role
Professor of Industry and Innovation Studies UCL, UK
Growth and structural change through innovation systems, entrepreneurship, international business and innovation policy perspectives
Senior Fellow, SPRU Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex, UK
PhD, University of Zagreb, 1987
“The role of public research in economic development.” Chapter II.1 in: EC, Science, Research and Innovation Performance of the EU. Brussels: European Commission, 2016.
“Convergence of national innovation policy mixes in Europe—Has it gone too far? An analysis of research and innovation policy measures in the period 2004–12.” Journal of Common Market Studies 53:4 (2015) (with K. Izsak and P. Markianidou).
Dynamics of Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship: Business Strategy and Public Policy. Abingdon: Routeldge, 2015 (edited with F. Malerba, Y. Caloghirou, and M. McKelvey).
Challenges for European Innovation Policy: Cohesion and Excellence from a Schumpeterian Perspective. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011 (edited with A. Kaderabkova).
“Entrepreneurial orientation of knowledge-based enterprises in Central and East Europe.” In: Dynamics of Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship: Business Strategy and Public Policy. Abingdon: Routledge, 2015 (with E. Yoruk).
Upgrading technology in Central and Eastern European economies
Existing policies in Eastern Europe will not sufficiently promote technological innovationSlavo Radosevic, February 2017The future growth of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) depends on upgrading technology, exporting and coupling domestic technology efforts while improving their position in global value chains. Current policies in the region are not geared to these tasks, despite the availability of huge financial opportunities in the form of EU structural funds. Existing policies are overly focused on research and development (R&D) and neglect sources of productivity growth, such as management practices, skills, quality, and engineering. The challenge is how to design industrial and innovation policies so that they promote modernization and drive structural change.MoreLess