In pursuit of technological innovation: China's science and technology policies and financial and fiscal incentives

Xuedong Ding, Jun Li, Jia Wang

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)816-831
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Small Business and Enterprise Development
Volume15
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Oct 2008
Externally publishedYes

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