Cognitive Skills, Innovation and Technology Diffusion


This paper examines the Benhabib and Spiegel (2005) model of technology diffusion using a new latent index of human capital and competing indicators that include the Barro and Lee (2010) estimates. The new index is a measure of education quality for seventy nations in 1970-2003. Analysis utilises both cross-section and dynamic panel GMM estimation and… (More)


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@inproceedings{Messinis2010CognitiveSI, title={Cognitive Skills, Innovation and Technology Diffusion}, author={George Messinis and Abdullahi Ahmed}, year={2010} }