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A comparative analysis of strategies for design in Finland and Brazil

By Gisele Raulik-Murphy, Gavin Cawood, Povl Larsen and Alan Lewis


<p>This paper reports on work in progress and initial findings of a research project that is comparing existing strategies for design (in promotion, support and policy fields) in four selected countries: Finland, South Korea, Brazil and India. For this specific paper, Finland and Brazil are the case studies compared. The paper explains the criteria for selection of these subjects, based on their stage of development and position on the Global Competitiveness Index (World Economic Forum). The objective of the research project is to investigate how countries with different national contexts adopt different strategies for design in coherence with their positions, weaknesses and strengths.</p> <p> <strong>Keywords:</strong> <br /> Design Policy, Design Strategy, Case Study/Ies, Brazil, Finland, Economic Development.</p

Year: 2009
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