Evaluating and Comparing the Innovative Performance of the United States and the European Union

Author
Malgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Abstract
There are significant differences in the innovative capacities between the economies of the United States and European Union. The US was able to gain and maintain technological leadership, whereas most of the EU member states (with the exception of some Scandinavian economies) still lag behind in the competitiveness and innovation rankings.
Topic
Economics, International Affairs
Political Geography
United States, Europe