The scientific and technological trajectories of four Latin American countries: Mexico, Costa Rica, Argentina, and Brazil
Leonardo Costa Ribeiro,
Isabel de Azeredo Moura,
Luiza Teixeira de Melo Franco,
Marcia Rapini () and
Eduardo Albuquerque ()
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Leonardo Costa Ribeiro: Cedeplar-UFMG
Isabel de Azeredo Moura: Cedeplar-UFMG
Luiza Teixeira de Melo Franco: Cedeplar-UFMG
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This paper introduces the differences and similarities of interactions between science and technology (S&T) among four Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico. Through the analysis of articles and patents data as well as the elaboration of global matrices and national three-dimensional matrices, it was possible to observe the recent trajectory of the scientific and technological production of countries. The results indicate that the Latin American countries have a similar pattern regarding their scientific and technological structure and they are part of a regime characterized by immature National Systems of Innovation (NSI).
Keywords: Latin American countries; science and technology interaction; national systems of innovation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O O3 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 23 pages
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