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How Nations Innovate – Book Review

How Nations Innovate: The Political Economy of Technological Innovation in Affluent Capitalist Economies. Jingjing Huo. Oxford University Press. 2015.

Innovation type depends on wider political economy: that is the conclusion of the neat new study How Nations Innovate: The Political Economy of Technological Innovation in Affluent Capitalist Economies by Jingjing Huo, which combines analysis of information management, job opportunities, inequality […]

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    A Government That Worked Better and Cost Less? – Book Review

A Government That Worked Better and Cost Less? – Book Review

A Government That Worked Better And Cost Less?: Evaluating Three Decades of Reform and Change in UK Central Government. Christopher Hood and Ruth Dixon. Oxford University Press. 2015.

The need to reduce public sector spending has been a recurrent theme in British politics in recent times. Yet thirty years of administrative innovation have produced little evidence of cost savings or […]