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Governance: An international journal of policy, administration and institutions

How 19th-century legacies shape today’s knowledge economies

Darius Ornston In the current issue of Governance, Darius Ornston of the University of Georgia examines how two ostensibly similar countries — Denmark and Finland — have followed different paths to development of a knowledge economy.  In Denmark, the emphasis is on investment in training; in Finland, on research.  Why the difference?  Divergent responses to the “nineteen century challenges of industrialization and nation building,” Ornston argues, have led the two countries “to react to twenty-first century challenges in very different ways.”   Read the article.

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November 8, 2012 at 1:47 pm

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