Catching up or Standing Still ? National Innovative Productivity among ‘ Follower ’ Countries , 1978-1999

@inproceedings{Furmana2004CatchingUO,
  title={Catching up or Standing Still ? National Innovative Productivity among ‘ Follower ’ Countries , 1978-1999},
  author={Jeffrey L. Furmana and Richard Hayesb},
  year={2004}
}
  • Jeffrey L. Furmana, Richard Hayesb
  • Published 2004
Over the final two decades of the 20th century, a number of formerly industrializing economies and historical imitator countries achieved levels of innovative capacity commensurate with or greater than those of some economies that were historically more innovative. We investigate the factors that enabled such emerging innovatoreconomies to achieve successful catch-up while some historically more innovative countries experienced relative declines in innovative productivity. We focus our analysis… CONTINUE READING
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