How can public innovations be understood in terms of the need for linking capacities in order to create meaningful interactions between the government, the market and society? That is the first question this book tries to answer.
Edited by Victor Bekkers, Jurian Edelenbos and Bram Steijn, Professors of Public Administration, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
QUESTION 2 - What role do ‘milieux of innovation’ play in the development and implementation of innovations in the public sector, what are the relevant mechanisms, and how does the speciﬁc institutional setting of the public sector inﬂuence the functioning of these milieux?
QUESTION 3 - How can the process and outcomes of innovation in the public sector be assessed, given the need for government to act efﬁciently and appropriately?