Are student flows a significant channel of R&D spillovers from the North to the South?

Thanh Le

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    Abstract

    In global context, as human capital embodies technology, international student flows may channel R&D spillovers from developed countries to less developed ones. Empirical study on a data set of 76 developing countries during 1998-2005 lends strong support to this hypothesis.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)315-317
    Number of pages3
    JournalEconomics Letters
    Volume107
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010

    Keywords

    • Foreign education
    • Foreign students
    • R&D spillovers
    • Total factor productivity
    • Trade

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