How the quality of institutions affects technological deepening in developing countries
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Published by World Bank, Development Research Group, Regulation and Competition Policy in Washington, DC .
Written in English



  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.


  • Research, Industrial -- Developing countries -- Finance,
  • Technological innovations -- Developing countries -- Finance,
  • Institutions -- Developing countries,
  • Right of property -- Developing countries,
  • Eminent domain -- Developing countries,
  • Investments, Foreign -- Developing countries

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The lower the risk of expropriation and the greater the rule of law (that is, the greater the security of property and contract rights), the greater the research and development spending in developing countries and the greater the likelihood that foreign direct investment will increase; two routes to technological deepening.

Edition Notes

StatementGeorge R.G. Clarke.
SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2603, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2603.
ContributionsWorld Bank. Development Research Group. Regulation and Competition Policy.
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3550616M
LC Control Number2001615231

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