Sinha, Dipendra (2007): Patents, Innovations and Economic Growth in Japan and South Korea: Evidence from individual country and panel data.
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This paper looks at the relationship between patents and economic growth in Japan and South Korea using both individual country and panel data. For the econometric estimation, we use annual data for 1963-2005. For Japan, we find that the logarithms of real GDP and the number of patents are cointegrated. For South Korea, we do find such evidence. For Japan, we find a two-way causality between the growth of real GDP and the growth of the number of patents. For panel data, we find that the logarithms of real GDP and the number of patents are cointegrated. We find some evidence that the growth of real GDP Granger causes the growth of the number of patents. However, we do not find any evidence of reverse causality.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University and Macquarie University|
|Original Title:||Patents, Innovations and Economic Growth in Japan and South Korea: Evidence from individual country and panel data|
|Keywords:||patents; innovations; panel data|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O30 - General
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C10 - General
|Depositing User:||Dipendra Sinha|
|Date Deposited:||04. Apr 2007|
|Last Modified:||23. Feb 2013 16:14|
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