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A simple index of innovation with complexity

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dc.contributor.author Fernández Donoso, José
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-15T10:39:07Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-15T10:39:07Z
dc.date.issued 2016-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11447/152
dc.description.abstract Patents are the main source of data on innovation. Since most of the innovative activity happens outside of the patenting system, and since patents –and innovations- have different quality, complexity, and impact on each market, unweighted sums of patents and proxies are a bad indicator of a country’s innovative activity. I generate a very simple index of innovation that weights patents and exports by a complexity measure. Country rankings using this measure are consistent with market size, GDP per capita, and technological development of each country es_CL
dc.format.extent 21 pages es_CL
dc.language.iso spa es_CL
dc.publisher School of Business and Economics, Universidad del Desarrollo es_CL
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working Paper;04
dc.subject Innovation es_CL
dc.subject Mesure of innovation es_CL
dc.subject Patenting es_CL
dc.subject Technological development es_CL
dc.title A simple index of innovation with complexity es_CL
dc.type Documento de trabajo es_CL


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