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Absorptive capacities and economic growth in low and middle income economies

@inproceedings{Khan2021AbsorptiveCA,
  title={Absorptive capacities and economic growth in low and middle income economies},
  author={Muhammad Salar Khan},
  year={2021}
}
  • Muhammad Salar Khan
  • Published 23 September 2021
  • Economics
I extend the concept of absorptive capacity, used in the analysis of firms, to a framework applicable to the national level. First, employing confirmatory factor analyses on 47 variables, I build 13 composite factors crucial to measuring six national level capacities: technological capacity, financial capacity, human capacity, infrastructural capacity, public policy capacity, and social capacity. My data cover most lowand middle-incomeeconomies (LMICs), eligible for the World Bank’s… Expand
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