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Patent development, R&D intensity and human capital: a study based on a panel data model
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Business, Economics and Design, Linnaeus School of Business and Economics.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In this paper, my purpose is to test whether the government education policy and R&D expenditure policy can lead to development of patents or not. I use an idea-based growth model as the framework while treating patents as outputs to analyze patent development. I use the data of R&D intensity, patent and human capital of 30 countries in OECD from 1997 to 2006 based on panel data model to analyze their relationships. Research shows that R&D intensity and human capital produce some effects on patent development. Finally, I give some advice for government policy about improving patents.

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2011. , 36 p.
Keyword [en]
Patent; R&D; Education
National Category
Economics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-12217OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-12217DiVA: diva2:421384
Subject / course
Economics
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Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2011-06-08 Created: 2011-06-08 Last updated: 2011-06-08Bibliographically approved

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