Innovation and Economic Growth in China
AbstractChina has enjoyed high economic growth for three decades since the initiative of economic reform in 1978. This growth has however been driven mainly by labour-intensive, export-oriented manufacturing activities. Has innovation played a role in China’s economic growth? What are the determinants of innovation in the Chinese economy? These are some of the questions which are to be explored in this study. Answers to these questions have important policy implications for China’s economic development in the future as innovation is vital for the transformation of the country’s growth model.
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- NEP-ALL-2010-08-06 (All new papers)
- NEP-FDG-2010-08-06 (Financial Development & Growth)
- NEP-INO-2010-08-06 (Innovation)
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