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dc.contributor.authorRanis, Gustaven_US
dc.contributor.authorIrons, Malloryen_US
dc.contributor.authorHuang, Yanjingen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-11-08en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-20T13:14:53Z-
dc.date.available2012-06-20T13:14:53Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/59146-
dc.description.abstractThere is little doubt that technology change, both in terms of its process and quality dimensions, represents the principal driving force to explain comparative economic performance at both micro and macro levels. This paper examines the sources of technology change and the impediments to the full realization of its opportunities, both abstractly and in the context of a comparison among six typologically diverse developing countries. Among the external sources, we examine the roles of trade, foreign patents and FDI; among the internal sources we examine the roles of investment, domestic R&D, domestic patents, S&T personnel and secondary education alternatives. Among impediments, we analyze certain public and private policy frameworks which tend to impede the realization of technological opportunities. We detect some reasons for the better TFP performance of the East Asian in comparison with the Latin American countries.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aYale Univ., Economic Growth Center |cNew Haven, Conn.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aCenter Discussion Paper, Economic Growth Center |x1002en_US
dc.subject.jelO11en_US
dc.subject.jelO14en_US
dc.subject.jelO33en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordDevelopmenten_US
dc.subject.keywordTechnological Changeen_US
dc.titleTechnology change: Sources and impedimentsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn671645536en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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