Lundvall, Bengt-Åke 1941-
LUNDVALL, Bengt-Åke 1941-
PERSONAL: Born October 8, 1941, in Karlsborg, Sweden; son of Sven (a sales director) and Aina Lundvall; married Birte Siim (a professor), 1992. Education: University of Gothenburg, M.Econ., 1969.
ADDRESSES: Offıce—University of Ålborg, Fibigersstraede 4, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: University of Ålborg, Ålborg, Denmark, member of business faculty; OECD-secretariat, Paris, France, deputy director, 1992-95; GLOBELICS, Ålborg, Denmark, coordinator; Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, special term professor.
(Editor, with Christopher Freeman) Small Countries Facing the Technological Revolution, Pinter (New York, NY), 1988.
(Editor) National Systems of Innovation: Toward a Theory of Innovation and Interactive Learning, Pinter Publishers (London, England), 1992.
Innovation, Growth, and Social Cohesion: The Danish Model, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 2002.
(Editor, with Pedro Conceição and Manual V. Heitor) Innovation, Competence Building, and Social Cohesion in Europe: Towards a Learning Society, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 2003.
Contributor to books, including The New Knowledge Economy in Europe: A Strategy for International Competitiveness and Social Cohesion, edited by Maria João Rodrigues, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 2002.
SIDELIGHTS: Bengt-Åke Lundvall told CA: "My major motivation is to understand and make understandable socio-economic evolution, with special reference to the role of knowledge and learning. The most important inspiration has come from Christopher Freeman, who is outstanding both in terms of personality and scientific quality. If I have a strong side, it is a capability to cross disciplinary borders and to form syntheses of theoretical elements and empirical observations. My research and writings have been strongly motivated by the fact that standard economics is so weak when it comes to explaining how innovation and learning affect economic development."
"Lundvall, Bengt-Åke 1941-." Contemporary Authors. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 14, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/lundvall-bengt-ake-1941
"Lundvall, Bengt-Åke 1941-." Contemporary Authors. . Retrieved November 14, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/lundvall-bengt-ake-1941
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.