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Journal of the Knowledge Economy

Journal of the Knowledge Economy

Editor-in-Chief: Elias G. Carayannis

ISSN: 1868-7865 (print version)
ISSN: 1868-7873 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13132

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The first journal dedicated to exploring the many facets of the knowledge-based economy

  • The first journal to focus on the social, technological and economic aspects of knowledge and innovation, combining theory/concepts and practice/application
  • The journal will promote a global, multi-disciplinary approach that reflects the dynamic nature of knowledge and innovation, encouraging collaboration among authors from different disciplines
  • Topical coverage across the spectrum of micro (firm-level), meso (industry-level), and macro (regional/national/international-level)

The Journal of the Knowledge Economy is the first journal to focus on the dynamics of the knowledge-based economy, with an emphasis on the role of knowledge creation, diffusion, and application across the spectrum of organizations, industries, nations, and regions. The journal incorporates insights from the fields of economics, management, law, sociology, anthropology, psychology, and political science to shed new light on the evolving role of knowledge and its economic implications. Articles emphasize empirical studies, underscoring a comparative approach, and, to a lesser extent, case studies and theoretical articles. The journal balances practice/application and theory/concepts.

For more information, please contact the Editor-in-Chief at caraye@gwu.edu.

Related subjects » Economic Policy - Entrepreneurship - R&D / Technology Policy

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    In the context of rapid globalization and technological capacity, the world’s economies today are driven increasingly by knowledge—the expertise, skills, experience, education, understanding, awareness, perception, and other qualities required to communicate, interpret, and analyze information. New wealth is created by the application of knowledge to improve productivity—and to create new products, services, systems, and process (i.e., to innovate). The Journal of the Knowledge Economy focuses on the dynamics of the knowledge-based economy, with an emphasis on the role of knowledge creation, diffusion, and application across three economic levels: (1) the systemic "meta" or "macro"-level, (2) the organizational "meso"-level, and (3) the individual "micro"-level. The journal incorporates insights from the fields of economics, management, law, sociology, anthropology, psychology, and political science to shed new light on the evolving role of knowledge, with a particular emphasis on how innovation can be leveraged to provide solutions to complex problems and issues, including global crises in environmental sustainability, education, and economic development. Articles emphasize empirical studies, underscoring a comparative approach, and, to a lesser extent, case studies and theoretical articles. The journal balances practice/application and theory/concepts.

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