The Innovative Performance of China's National Innovation System

  title={The Innovative Performance of China's National Innovation System},
  author={Philipp Boeing and Philipp G. Sandner},
  journal={Entrepreneurship \& Economics eJournal},
The objective of this paper is to investigate the innovative performance of China's NIS in international comparison and the capacity of China's NIS in creating indigenous innovation. We provide insights drawing upon patent data and using patent families to determine the value of the underlying invention. For the timeframe we studied, China's comparative advantage exists in the creation of low value innovative performance, albeit increasingly in huge quantities. Constantly rising volumes of… 
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