知識、技術的向上と経済成長<br>Knowledge, Technological Catch-Up and Economic Growth

知識、技術的向上と経済成長
Knowledge, Technological Catch-Up and Economic Growth

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 172 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9781843765882
  • DDC分類 338.064

基本説明

Rogers uses both neoclassical and endogenous growth models to construct testable hypotheses.

Full Description


Knowledge, Technological Catch-up and Economic Growth investigates the relationship between knowledge diffusion and economic growth. Using a broad definition of knowledge - encompassing technology, production skills, know-how and firm capabilities - the central argument of the book is that the extent of knowledge diffusion is an important determinant of economic growth. Mark Rogers uses both neoclassical and endogenous growth models to construct testable hypotheses in order to gauge whether countries that are good at acquiring and diffusing new knowledge actually do achieve faster economic growth. His empirical analysis uses new data on communications, international business links, and study abroad in order to proxy absorptive capability and to test these hypotheses. Arguing that existing research on the role of knowledge is underdeveloped, the book aims to convince mainstream economists who perceive knowledge as conceptually vague and too difficult to measure, that the role of knowledge can in fact be analysed and quantified. Making new contributions to the understanding of economic growth, this book will appeal to students, researchers, economists and policy makers with a particular interest in economic performance and the growth process, and knowledge management and technology.

Contents

ContentsModels 3. Knowledge in Endogenous Growth Models 4. Modelling Technological Catch-up 5. Imitation and Growth 6. The Empirical Analysis of Economic Growth: An Overview 7. Technological Catch-up and Convergence in Empirical Analysis 8. Study Abroad and Economic Growth 9. Communications and Economic Growth 10. International Business Links and Economic Growth 11. Conclusions Bibliography Index