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6 - Input, Output, and Outcome Metrics for Assessing Energy Technology Innovation

from Part II - Patterns and Linkages in the Energy Technology Innovation System

5 Further Reading

For a good overview of issues associated with assessing innovation in energy technologies, see Gallagher, Holdren, and Sagar (2006). For an interesting recent application of one widely used metric, patent counts, see Johnstone, Hašcˇicˇ, and Popp (2010). For a comparison of innovation input and output metrics in the context of the energy system, see: Wilson and colleagues (2012).

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