Small States and Innovation

Tarmo Kalvet, Senior Research Fellow and Leno Saarniit, Assistant Professor, Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia

Reading material:

1) Hommen, L., Edquist, C. (2008). “Globalization and innovation policy”, in Charles Edquist and Leif Hommen (eds.) Small country innovation systems. Globalization, change and policy in Asia and Europe. Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 442–484.

2) Kalvet, T. (2016). “The Estonian Economy: Structure, Performance and Prospects”, in Lino Briguglio (ed.) Small States and the European Union: Economic Perspectives. London: Routledge, pp. 50-67.

3) Kattel, R., Kalvet, T. and Randma-Liiv, T. (2010). “Small States and Innovation”, in Robert Steinmetz and Anders Wivel (eds.) Small States in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 65-86.

4) Walsh, V. (1988). “Technology and Competitiveness of Small Countries: A Review”, in Christopher Freeman and Bengt-Åke Lundvall (eds.) Small Countries Facing Technological Revolution. London: Pinter, pp. 37–66.