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    The paradox of innovation is that it is both essential to businesses' survival and carries huge risks that can destroy companies. The Institute studies how to consider the tradeoff between innovation and risk in light of broader social goals that could be achieved through innovation.

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    Innovative Enterprise or Sweatshop Economics? In Search of Foundations of Economic Analysis

    By integrating the history of industrial development in Britain and the United States with the ideas of leading economic thinkers, this essay demonstrates the absurdity of perfect competition as the ideal of economic efficiency. Read more

    Innovation, Institutions and Governance

    The YSI Economics of Innovation Working Group in partnership with the Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology is hosting a YSI Conference on “Innovation, Institutions and Governance”. Read more