The determinants of high technology product export in brict countries: An econometric approach

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Oktay Kizilkaya Ahmet Ay Emrah Sofuoğlu


The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between R&D expenditures, patent acceptance, openness and high technology product export. For this purpose, using panel FMOLS method, we examined BRICT (Brasil, Russia, India, China, Turkey) countries over the period of 2000-2011. According to the results, in the long run, all variables have positive impact on high technolgy product export. In the light of the findings obtained from the analysis, we present some policy recommendations in the conclusion.

Keywords: HighTechnology Product Export, R&D, Panel FMOLS.


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