Are student flows a significant channel of R&D spillovers from the north to the south?
AbstractIn global context, as human capital embodies technology, international student flows may channel R&D spillovers from developed countries to less developed ones. Empirical study on a data set of 76 developing countries during 1998-2005 lends strong support to this hypothesis.
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Volume (Year): 107 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
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