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Does Innovativeness Matter for International Competitiveness in Developing Countries? The Case of Turkish Manufacturing Industries

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  • Emre Özçelik

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    (Department of Economics, METU)

  • Erol Taymaz

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    (Department of Economics, METU)

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I. Introduction. - II. Evolution of the Theory of International Trade: Attitudes towards the Technology Factor and the Schumpeterian Viewpoint as a Rationale for Studies at the Firm-Level. - III. A Survey of Firm-Level Studies on the Determinants of Export Performance with an Emphasis on Technology Factor. - IV. Technological and International Competitveness of the Turkish Manufacturing Industry. - V. Determinants of International Competitveness: Estimation Results. - VI. Concluding Remarks.

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Paper provided by ERC - Economic Research Center, Middle East Technical University in its series ERC Working Papers with number 0107.

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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2001
Date of revision: Jul 2001
Handle: RePEc:met:wpaper:0107

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Keywords: Innovation; R&D; International Competitiveness; Exports;

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