n African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - Reflections on an intellectual journey : from a system of innovation pioneer : research notes / commentaries

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2042-1338
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1346
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The first academic books that made a major impression on me as a student following courses in political science were contributions on decision making and organisation theory by Simon, March and Cyert (around 1964). When I moved on to study economics I thus already had a sceptical view on the assumptions of rationality. My master thesis was on economics of education (around 1966) - a subject that I have returned to in later years in connection with innovation (Lundvall 2008).

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