Das, Gouranga (2009): How to Reap the Induced Technological Bonus? A Mechanism and Illustrative Implementation. Published in: Modern Economy , Vol. 1, No. 1 (August 2010): pp. 80-88.
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Exogenous technical progress can have uneven impacts on productivity contingent on absorptive capacity, structural congruence and trade intensity. The paper illustrates the role of enabling behind-the-border factors for effective absorption and is pertinent for discussing issues like ‘Europe 2020’or Lisbon strategy for inclusive growth. Drawing on our model, we illustrate that the capture-parameter is the propellant force for effective assimilation of foreign technology of recent vintage. The capture parameter is the outcome of endogenous decision-making process. The ‘productivity bonus’ mechanism leaves room for changing the results via skill-mix composition. However, it awaits implementation in a large-scale economy-wide modeling framework for further extension.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||How to Reap the Induced Technological Bonus? A Mechanism and Illustrative Implementation|
|English Title:||How to Reap the Induced Technological Bonus? A Mechanism and Illustrative Implementation|
|Keywords:||Trade, Technology Spillover, Capture, Productivity, Congruence|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D5 - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium > D50 - General
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Innovation ; Research and Development ; Technological Change ; Intellectual Property Rights > O30 - General
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Innovation ; Research and Development ; Technological Change ; Intellectual Property Rights
|Depositing User:||Gouranga Gopal Das|
|Date Deposited:||09. Apr 2012 01:38|
|Last Modified:||27. Jun 2015 19:02|
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