National Intellectual Capital Development: Trajectory from a Poor to a Fast Growth Country

Chapter

Abstract

This chapter reports the five fastest growth and the five poorest countries with China and India overlapping for a total of eight countries. The growth rate of the five fastest growth countries in descending order is China 294%, India 155%, Russia 148%, Ireland 141%, and Poland 141%, in comparing their GDP per capita (PPP) from 1995 to 2008. The 14 years mean GDP per capita (PPP) of the five poorest countries in ascending order is India US$1,708, Philippines US$2,582, China US$3,139, Thailand US$5,858, and South Africa US$7,387.

National intellectual capital ranking of the five fastest growth and five poorest countries
 

Human capital

Market capital

Process capital

Renewal capital

Financial capital

Overall intellectual capital

Mean

4.99

5.12

3.83

2.16

8.17

24.26

SD

0.82

1.01

1.18

0.83

0.88

4.02

Country

Score

Ranking

Score

Ranking

Score

Ranking

Score

Ranking

Score

Ranking

Score

Ranking

Ireland

6.42

17

7.21

2

6.58

11

3.87

20

9.70

7

33.77

13

Poland

5.61

26

4.04

39

3.23

35

1.95

30

8.77

28

23.59

33

Russia

5.30

30

4.07

38

2.85

39

2.87

22

8.57

34

23.65

32

China

4.18

39

5.27

25

3.49

33

2.12

27

7.49

38

22.55

36

India

3.79

40

4.91

30

3.22

36

1.78

34

6.96

40

20.67

40

Philippines

4.85

34

4.93

29

3.25

34

1.47

37

7.38

39

21.88

39

South Africa

4.71

36

4.84

31

4.02

30

1.84

32

8.37

36

23.79

31

Thailand

5.02

32

5.68

20

3.96

31

1.36

39

8.15

37

24.16

30

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationNational Chengchi UniversityTaipeiROC
  2. 2.Universal Networking Intellectual CapitalNorrtäljeSweden

Personalised recommendations