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Creation and Transfer of Technology in CEE Countries


  • Jurica Simurina

    (Graduate School of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia)


This paper gives an insight into the role of technology in economic development in transition countries of Central and East Europe (CEE). The study analyses nature and type of relationships among different measures of technology (R&D) and output, and technology transfer possibilities through influence of foreign direct investment on output. The analysis uses unbalanced panel with fixed effects and first differencing methods on the sample of selected CEE economies.

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  • Jurica Simurina, 2006. "Creation and Transfer of Technology in CEE Countries," Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, vol. 9(1), pages 77-98, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:zag:zirebs:v:9:y:2006:i:1:p:77-98

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    1. Banovac, Eraldo & Gelo, Tomislav & Simurina, Jurica, 2007. "Analysis of economic characteristics of a tariff system for thermal energy activities," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 35(11), pages 5591-5600, November.

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    R&D; foreign direct investment; central and east Europe; unbalanced panel data;

    JEL classification:

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


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