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Determinants of China’s regional innovation capacity

Zhou, Ying, Steffens, Paul R., & Parker, Rachel L. (2012) Determinants of China’s regional innovation capacity. In Proceedings of The Joint ACERE-DIANA International Entrepreneurship Conference, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, WA.

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Abstract

This paper investigates the determinants of China’s regional innovation capacity (RIC) and variations in these determinants between different types of regions. Based on the framework of national innovation capacity (NIC) and research on innovation system, this paper develops a framework of RIC in the Chinese context. Using panel data from 1991 to 2009, clustering analysis is first employed to classify regions according to their innovation development path. Panel data regressions with fixed effect model are conducted to explore the determinants of RIC and how these vary across the different regional clusters. We find that the 30 regions can be clustered into three groups, and there are considerable differences in the drivers of RIC between these different regional groups.

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ID Code: 48724
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: China , Regional Innovation Capacity
ISBN: 9780646572673
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Entrepreneurship (150304)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 [please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 20 Feb 2012 15:48
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2012 16:29

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