Evaluating Romanian Eco-Innovation Performances in European Context
AbstractThe field of eco-innovation is included in the area of sustainable development being closely related with ecological planning. In this context, this paper aims to evaluate Romanian eco-innovation performance during the period 2003–2013 by constructing a composite index and to also identify the main eco-innovation poles at the European level using multidimensional analysis techniques based on the eco-innovation specific indicators for the year 2013. This approach used the methodology of constructing composite indices proposed by Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 2008. The index measured the eco-innovation dimensions in 27 countries over the period 2003–2013. The empirical analysis revealed the conclusion that in Romania, the eco-innovation level is low compared with other countries, thus Romania cannot emphasize its eco-innovation performance. The empirical results of the study highlighted that eco-innovation represents a phenomenon leading to significant progress in achieving the objective of sustainable development in Romania, and also at the European level, only if the importance of this area is awarded and eco-innovation measures are enforced through adequate policies, leading to economic growth. View Full-Text
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Davidescu, A.A.; Paul, A.M.V.; Gogonea, R.-M.; Zaharia, M. Evaluating Romanian Eco-Innovation Performances in European Context. Sustainability 2015, 7, 12723-12757.
Davidescu AA, Paul AMV, Gogonea R-M, Zaharia M. Evaluating Romanian Eco-Innovation Performances in European Context. Sustainability. 2015; 7(9):12723-12757.Chicago/Turabian Style
Davidescu, Adriana A.; Paul, Andreea M.V.; Gogonea, Rodica-Manuela; Zaharia, Marian. 2015. "Evaluating Romanian Eco-Innovation Performances in European Context." Sustainability 7, no. 9: 12723-12757.