Promoting intangible investments and productivity: The role of policy

Carter Bloch, Aimilia Protogerou, Nicholas S. Vonortas

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This final chapter focuses on the role of public policy in promoting intangibles investments and their importance for innovation and productivity. The chapter explores the policy implications that emerge from the measurements and analyses presented in this book and attempts to position these results and implications in ongoing policy discussions. The discussion is framed around the main themes covered in the book, which include the broad conceptualization of different types of intangibles, the continued need for advances in measurement, the conditions for intangibles investments such as financing, innovative capabilities and the sourcing and capitalization of intangibles, complementarities and externalities, knowledge flows and global value chains, and management and organizational capital.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntangible Assets, Productivity and Economic Growth : Micro, Meso and Macro Perspectives
EditorsCarter Bloch, Aimilia Protogerou, Nicholas S. Vonortas
Number of pages12
Place of publicationAbingdon
Publication dateFeb 2024
ISBN (Print)9781032348674
ISBN (Electronic)9781003324225
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2024


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