Innovative service provision for the elderly: a European perspective

P. Nijkamp, S. Rosdorff, C. Wilderom

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Abstract

The major frictions that the 12 countries of the EC face with regard to elderly care are enumerated and explained. The impact these frictions may have are briefly sketched as well as the type of innovations prompted, in part, by these frictions. Von Hippel's view on the emergence of innovation is being used to point out how Schumpeter's notion of "creative destruction' can potentially enrich the European domain of public-services planning for the aged in the future. -Authors

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-279
Number of pages13
JournalEnvironment and Planning C: Politics and Space
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

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