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Why don't poor countries do R&D ? (English)


Using a global panel on research and development (R&D) expenditures, this paper documents that on average poor countries do far less R&D than rich as a share of GDP. This is arguably counter intuitive since the gains from doing the R&D required for technological...  See More +


  • Goni, Edwin; Maloney, William F.;
  • 2014/03/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS6811
  • 1
  • 1
  • WorldIndiaChina
  • The World RegionSouth AsiaEast Asia and Pacific
  • 2014/03/01
  • Disclosed
  • Why don't poor countries do R&D ?
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