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.
|Number of pages||16|
|Journal||Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development|
|Publication status||Published - 24 Oct 2008|