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Innovation policies at Ribeirão Preto-SP: an analysis in a comparative perspective with the Valencia Metropolitan Area.

Grant number: 12/01782-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): June 01, 2012
Effective date (End): May 31, 2013
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Sociology - Sociology of Development
Principal researcher:Agnaldo de Sousa Barbosa
Grantee:Júnior César Oliveira Farias
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências Humanas e Sociais (FCHS). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Franca. Franca , SP, Brazil


This project of undergraduate scientific research seeks to understand the role of government performance in providing services and creating institutional mechanisms to promote the development of innovation in Ribeirão Preto, located in São Paulo state. This goal is pursued through an analysis in a comparative perspective between the Brazilian city and the Valencia Metropolitan Area, in Spain, wich presents an interesting case of "systemic" economy, with innovation policies characterized as plurals and decentralized.

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