Embodied and disembodied R&D spillovers to developed and developing countries

Linghui Tang, Peter E. Koveos

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Abstract

This paper examines R&D spillovers from G7 countries to other developed and developing countries. We find that knowledge diffusion to developed countries dominates developing countries through both trade and international telephone traffic. However, there is no significant differing effect for R&D spillovers through FDI. Overall, the impact of knowledge spillovers through FDI is smaller than that through trade and information technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)546-558
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Business Review
Volume17
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2008

Keywords

  • FDI
  • International telephone traffic
  • R&D spillovers
  • Trade

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing

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