Por favor, use este identificador para citar o enlazar este ítem: http://repositorio.ikiam.edu.ec/jspui/handle/RD_IKIAM/455
Registro completo de metadatos
Campo DC Valor Lengua/Idioma
dc.contributor.authorJarrín Valladares, Pablo Santiago-
dc.contributor.authorFalconí, Fander-
dc.contributor.authorCango, Pedro-
dc.contributor.authorRamos Martín, Jesus-
dc.identifier.citationJarrín, Pablo & Falconí, Fander & Cango, Pedro & Ramos-Martin, Jesus. (2021). Knowledge gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean and economic development. World Development. 146. 105602. 10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105602.es
dc.description.abstractAn economy based on primary products is present in most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. These remain focused on the export of unprocessed materials and goods, with little added value from knowledge and technology, which creates a development gap with technologically advanced countries and regions. By using a set of 5 quantitative indicators, we provided a novel assessment of growth gaps in the production of knowledge across world regions. Our study interpreted growth curves in terms of their essential constituent components (i. e. size, tempo, and intensity). Latin America and the Caribbean remains a region with average or below-average performance for most indicators of knowledge and most components of growth. The region shows a relatively large intensity for growth in patent applications, high-tech exports, and scientific publications, and this may have to do with recent investment in R&D by some Latin American countries. Although education gaps are slightly closing, research and technological gaps, measured by patent applications and scientific publications, are widening and driving up the resulting gaps in economic growth. Our study adds to other assessments of growth gaps in establishing the existence of an increasing divide between Latin America and the Caribbean and the developed world regions. We also propose strategy recommendations in the context of the current observed gaps in the production of knowledge. Bridging knowledge gaps represents a historical imperative and an unavoidable condition for the economic and social progress of the Latin American region. Therefore, active domestic public policies are urgently needed, along with international agreements that contribute to democratizing access to knowledge and technology.es
dc.relation.ispartofseriesProducción científica - Artículos Científicos;A-IKIAM-000335-
dc.subjectKnowledge gapses
dc.subjectTechnological changees
dc.subjectLatin Americaes
dc.subjectIntellectual propertyes
dc.titleKnowledge gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean and economic developmentes
Aparece en las colecciones: ARTÍCULOS CIENTÍFICOS

Ficheros en este ítem:
Fichero Descripción Tamaño Formato  
A-IKIAM-000335.pdfKnowledge gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean and economic development174,17 kBAdobe PDFVista previa

Los ítems de DSpace están protegidos por copyright, con todos los derechos reservados, a menos que se indique lo contrario.