In pursuit of technological innovation

Xuedong Ding (Ministry of Finance, Beijing, China)
Jun Li (School of Entrepreneurship and Business, University of Essex, Southend‐on‐Sea, UK)
Jia Wang (Ministry of Finance, Beijing, China)

Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development

ISSN: 1462-6004

Publication date: 24 October 2008

Abstract

Purpose

This paper intends to examine the change of R&D fiscal policies in China since 1978 and its impact on China's drive to become an innovation‐oriented country.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper adopts an archive approach and undertakes an overview of the policy changes and their implications.

Findings

It is found that policy changes have gradually made enterprises the focal point of the national innovation system and that correspondingly a new financial and fiscal mechanism has been created to create incentives for innovation in firms.

Originality/value

This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the changing financial and fiscal policies in support of technological innovation in China.

Keywords

Citation

Xuedong Ding, Jun Li and Jia Wang (2008) "In pursuit of technological innovation", Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Vol. 15 No. 4, pp. 816-831

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DOI

: https://doi.org/10.1108/14626000810917889

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2008, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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