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Embodied and disembodied R&D spillovers to developed and developing countries

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  • Tang, Linghui
  • Koveos, Peter E.
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    This paper examines R&D spillovers from G7 countries to other developed and developing countries. We find that knowledge diffusion to developed countries dominates developing countries through both trade and international telephone traffic. However, there is no significant differing effect for R&D spillovers through FDI. Overall, the impact of knowledge spillovers through FDI is smaller than that through trade and information technology.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Business Review.

    Volume (Year): 17 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 5 (October)
    Pages: 546-558

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    Keywords: FDI International telephone traffic R&D spillovers Trade;

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    1. Krammer, Sorin, 2010. "Do good institutions enhance the effect of technological spillovers on productivity? Comparative evidence from developed and transition economies," MPRA Paper 53985, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 07 Feb 2014.
    2. Krammer, Sorin, 2013. "Assessing the relative importance of multiple channels for embodied and disembodied technological spillovers," MPRA Paper 53676, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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