Hypotheses, Models, Data, and Methodology

  • Vivienne Wang
  • Elias G. Carayannis
Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM, volume 12)


In the introductory section, this research highlighted the concept of competitive position, innovation, and national innovation system – IPR protection in developing countries. To examine how incremental and adaptive innovations advance a firm’s competitive positions in a developing country, this research attempts to investigate the discernible patterns and the interrelationships of a firm’s characters and its business environment factors.


Foreign Firm Innovative Activity Domestic Firm Total Factor Productivity Growth Foreign Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UNDP/UNFPANew YorkUSA
  2. 2.School of BusinessGeorge Washington UniversityWashingtonUSA

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