Das, Gouranga and Powell, Alan A. L. (2000): Absorption Capacity, Structural Similarity and Embodied Technology Spillovers in A ‘Macro’ Model: An Implementation within a CGE Framework. Published in: The Korean Journal of Policy Studies, Seoul National University. , Vol. 16, No. 1 (1. August 2002): pp. 111-132.
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In this paper, all technology transfers are embodied in trade flows within a three-region, one-traded-commodity version of the GTAP model. Exogenous Hicks-Neutral technical progress in one region can have uneven impacts on productivity elsewhere. Why? Destination regions’ ability to harness new technology depends on their absorptive capacity and the structural congruence of the source and destination. Together with trade volume, these two factors determine the recipient’s spillover coefficient (which measures its success in capturing foreign technology). Armington competition between the outputs of the three economies and shifts in their terms of trade loom large in the general equilibrium adjustment.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Absorption Capacity, Structural Similarity and Embodied Technology Spillovers in A ‘Macro’ Model: An Implementation within a CGE Framework|
|English Title:||Absorption Capacity, Structural Similarity and Embodied Technology Spillovers in A ‘Macro’ Model: An Implementation within a CGE Framework|
|Keywords:||Absorption Capacity, Capture Parameter, Trade, Technology Spillover, and CGE|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade
D - Microeconomics > D5 - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium > D58 - Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models
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:||08. Apr 2012 16:05|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 12:04|
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