By Attilio Stajano
This ebook covers a niche in european coverage literature via addressing the intersection among examine coverage and commercial coverage. It analyzes how the european helps the competitiveness of family businesses and the typical goal of sustained (and sustainable) monetary development. An exhaustive creation to the founding ideas, associations, and actions of the european and an summary of the 15 new and candidate member states also are supplied. This re-creation is punctiliously revised and prolonged to include up-to-date and new fabric and knowledge at the new R&D Framework software, the Lisbon schedule, the european Reform Treaty, and the ecu expansion. The appendix and accompanying site comprise ancillary distance-learning fabric, prolonged readings, country-specific information, and different fabrics for generating path notes and visuals. The publication could be beneficial for teachers, scholars, politicians and civil servants who're attracted to ecu know-how coverage in addition to for pros who're interested in ecu funded R&D tasks.
As a specialist, i've got realized that not just organisations must be reworked, but additionally the way in which humans examine them.This is right in company, but additionally in politics. the hot variation of this ebook provides a sharper imaginative and prescient on an important eu attempt. it's going to no longer swap the truth of Europe, yet will increase your notion of what is going on.-Luc de Brabandere, Vice-President, The Boston Consulting Group
Allocation for colleges and schooling are believed [by so much] to be a value. Stajano proves with cogent research that schooling and information are as an alternative veritable infrastructures for social solidarity and monetary productiveness. Allocations for college and schooling also are useful investments for all times and productiveness of a nation.
-Tullio De Mauro, prior Minister of schooling, Italy; Professor of Linguistics, collage of Rome
For Europe the magic note is competitiveness. with a purpose to be triumphant we must always make investments extra in caliber, learn, schooling and innovation. This ebook is a wonderful consultant approximately ecu and international integration and competitiveness. It analyses not just the place we stand, but in addition the place may still we pass and what we must always do. it's hugely recommendable studying when you care in regards to the way forward for Europe."-Tibor Palankai, Emeritus Professor of Corvinus college of Budapest
Attilio Stajano considerably helped shape the developments
of the eu examine application 'Esprit' and its follow-up program
'Information Society Technologies'. This booklet displays his enthusiasm for
European collaborative study which he rightly highlights as a success
story. It offers a important and specified resource of data on IT examine funded by way of the eu Union in recent times with the objective of contributing to eu competitiveness.-Dr. Rosalie Zobel, Director, ecu fee, Brussels