National innovation systems in foreign countries: goals and development strategies

T. Y. Khavatova (St. Petersburg: The Polytechnic University Publishing House, 2009 - 298 p.).

The monograph provides analysis of national innovation systems (NIS) of the world's leading economies (the US, Japan, Germany and China). The analysis reveals goals and development strategies of each country's NIS, their strong and weak points. The author also systemizes the main organizational forms and efficient models of interaction between subjects of national innovation systems, formulates common principles of forming a national innovation system in Russia and summarizes mechanisms that provide its efficient operation. The monograph provides NIS recommendations based on foreign countries' experience. The author focuses on such NIS elements as the business, research and higher education sectors. The monograph will be useful for NIS developers, teachers of economics, post-graduate students, economics students as well as for all who are interested in innovation system development.