International Patent Pattern and Technology Diffusion
AbstractThe paper focuses on the impact of business related R&D spending on input factor productivity (IFP) using international patent applications as a technology diffusion channel. Considering the relationship amongst research and productivity, international patent pattern reflect the link between the source (R&D) and the use (IFP). To estimate patent related spill-over effects, I use the estimation techniques developed and proposed by Kao and Chiang (1998) in order to deal with nonstationary and cointegration and to obtain reliable coefficients. I find that patent related foreign R&D spillover effects are present and that impact on labor productivity for Non-G7 countries is higher due to foreign than domestic R&D activities.
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Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2005
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Productivity; R&D; Technology Diffusion; Nonstationary Panels;
Other versions of this item:
- Kurt Hafner, 2008. "The pattern of international patenting and technology diffusion," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 40(21), pages 2819-2837.
- Hafner, Kurt A., 2005. "International Patent Pattern and Technology Diffusion," Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research Discussion Papers 44, University of Goettingen, Department of Economics.
- C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General
- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
- O30 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General
- O40 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2006-12-01 (All new papers)
- NEP-EFF-2006-12-01 (Efficiency & Productivity)
- NEP-INO-2006-12-01 (Innovation)
- NEP-IPR-2006-12-01 (Intellectual Property Rights)
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