Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Explaining Competitiveness of OECD Countries by Instituional and Mixed Models

Contents:

Author Info

  • Akal , Mustafa

    ()
    (Sakarya University)

  • Kabasakal, Ali

    (Sakarya University)

  • Gokmenoglu, Seyit M.

    (Sakarya University)

Abstract

This study aims to explain competitiveness of OECD countries through developing institutional and mixed models. In these models, the data of 2007 are used to avoid the global crisis effects of 2008. As a result of predictions, instituional models developed with the indicators formed to show the institutional, political and socio-cultural structures of the countries by some organizations are found functional in explaining competetiveness of OECD. It is found that factors thought to have been defining the national competitiveness depending on institutional models explain WEF measures of OECD’s competitiveness along 47 % – 56 %, IMD meausures of OECDS’s competitiveness along 74% -84 %. Mixed models developed by including theoretical variables into instituional models are found explaining OECD’s competitivess around 63%-90%.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL: http://www.berjournal.com/explaining-competitiveness-of-oecd-countries-by-instituional-and-mixed-models
File Function: Full text
Download Restriction: no

Bibliographic Info

Article provided by Uludag University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in its journal Business and Economics Research Journal.

Volume (Year): 3 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 109

as in new window
Handle: RePEc:ris:buecrj:0077

Contact details of provider:
Email:
Web page: http://www.berjournal.com/
More information through EDIRC

Related research

Keywords: Competitiveness; OECD; multiple regression; institutional models; mixed models;

Find related papers by JEL classification:

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ris:buecrj:0077. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Adem Anbar).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.