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Knowledge Based Economy In Romania

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  • Madalina Cristina Tocan

    () (Ecologic University of Bucharest)

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It is well-known that in the present the competitive advantage of an economy it isnot based only on products or services, natural resources or geographic particularities. Thecompetitive advantage it is obtained today through innovation and the extensive utilization ofknowledges. For this reason the present paper presents the results of an evaluation of theRomanian economy from the perspective of the knowledge based economy. The conclusion ofthe evalutation is that the Romanian economy it is still under the effect of the industrial andagricultural era which promotes products and services which are not very competitive on theinternational and even on the national market and because of this it is necessary thestimulation of the development of the knowledge based industries and the elimination of thegaps between Romania and the other European countries.

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  • Madalina Cristina Tocan, 2008. "Knowledge Based Economy In Romania," Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica, Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia, vol. 2(10), pages 1-28.
  • Handle: RePEc:alu:journl:v:2:y:2008:i:10:p:28
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    1. Leydesdorff, Loet & Dolfsma, Wilfred & Van der Panne, Gerben, 2006. "Measuring the knowledge base of an economy in terms of triple-helix relations among 'technology, organization, and territory'," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 181-199, March.
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    Keywords

    knowledge; knowledge based economy; evaluation;

    JEL classification:

    • O10 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - General
    • O30 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General

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