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Patent, R&D and internationalization for Korean healthcare industry

Hyun-Jung Nam and Yohan An

Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2017, vol. 117, issue C, 131-137

Abstract: Using panel data, this study investigates how Patent and R&D expenditures affect internationalization in Korean healthcare industry. Korean healthcare industry is designated as one of the core bread and butter industries. Tremendous government investments in Korean healthcare industry are expected to increase Patent and R&D expenditures, causing internationalization for Korean healthcare industry. In material way, this study focuses on testing spillover effects between Patent and R&D expenditures on internationalization.

Keywords: Healthcare Industry; Internationalization; Patent; R&D expenditures; Spillover (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F00 I15 M21 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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