Intelligence and economic sophistication
Athanasios Lapatinas () and
Anastasia Litina ()
Empirical Economics, 2019, vol. 57, issue 5, No 10, 1750 pages
Abstract Backed by strong empirical results, obtained from several different specification and sensitivity analyses, this paper contends that countries with high-intellectual quotient populations produce and export more sophisticated/complex products. This result is further reinforced by the quality of democracy.
Keywords: Intelligence; Economic sophistication; Complexity; Democracy; Institutions (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A13 B52 D2 F1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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