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Evaluating the economic effects of R&D in less favoured countries: the notion of complementarity


  • Lena Tsipouri


When evaluating the economic effects of R&D in less favoured countries the classical indicators used in advanced countries have to be complemented with additional ones. They should measure whether these economies are in the process of social change that will permit them not only to achieve positive R&D results, but also to transform them into competitive production. Thus a system of complementarity indicators is suggested, which enable the success of the innovative process to be measured. Copyright , Beech Tree Publishing.

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  • Lena Tsipouri, 1992. "Evaluating the economic effects of R&D in less favoured countries: the notion of complementarity," Research Evaluation, Oxford University Press, vol. 2(1), pages 27-35, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:rseval:v:2:y:1992:i:1:p:27-35

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