International technology spillovers, human capital and productivity linkages: evidence from the industrial sector
AbstractThe paper estimates an empirical model that is consistent with a variety of R&D-driven model of growth where technology is transmitted via trade to other industries, both domestically and internationally, by being embodied in differentiated intermediate goods. The evidence is based on data from 21 manufacturing industries in six EU countries for the period 1980-1997. The contribution of the paper lies in showing how by including human capital in the model and employing suitable econometric procedures, the magnitude of R&D spillovers reported in the existing literature can be affected, while pointing to a major role of human capital in economic growth process.
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Volume (Year): 36 (2009)
Issue (Month): 4 (November)
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Total factor productivity; Technology spillovers; Human capital; R&D; Panel cointegration; Manufacturing industries; C23; F1; L6; O33;
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- Nicholas Apergis & Claire Economidou & Ioannis Filippidis, 2008. "International Technology Spillovers, Human Capital and Productivity Linkages: Evidence from the Industrial Sector," Working Papers 08-30, Utrecht School of Economics.
- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
- F1 - International Economics - - Trade
- L6 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing
- O33 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
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