The role of high-tech exports and of foreign direct investments (FDI) on economic growth

Mahjus Ekananda, Dion Jogi Parlinggoman

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Abstract

Earlier studies of economic growth models are generally characterized by macroeconomics variable using the behavior of capital, population, and exports. In fact, every country has its respective export composition according to human capabilities and technologies. This study involves FDI, high-tech and non high-tech exports, and GDP using 50 countries in the period 1992-2014. The results using random effect model shows that non-high-tech exports affect positively on GDP growth on the entire sample. Given this point, high-tech export industries in both groups (the non-high-tech and the high-tech intensive exports countries) have better productivity compared to domestic industry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)194-212
Number of pages19
JournalEuropean Research Studies Journal
Volume20
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

Keywords

  • Econometrics
  • Economic growth
  • Foreign direct investment
  • International trade
  • Technology

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