Regional Innovation Capacity in Development Regions and Cities: A Sustainable Approach

Peyman Pournasr Khakbaz
2012 Journal of Economics and Behavioral Studies  
This paper aims to identify innovation capacity factors affecting the development of regional by using the main index of legal and regulatory framework, research and development, communications and information technology, environment and institutional and human capital, education and social coverage. The research method is Qualitative and by focal group. Therefore, by choosing 6 from academic experts, the group was formed. To clarify the principles and basic format, explanations about of the
more » ... ting and a detailed description of the research model presented. Then to get more accurate and clearer data, and 5 core indicators parted to theirs sub indicators and the group members discussed them. The results showed that all five the main index of the "institutional environment", "R&D"1, "Using information and communication technology", "Legal and regulatory framework" and "human capital, education and social coverage" are impact on the development of region. The "country politic assessment " and "efficient and proper administration" which are two sub indicators of institutional environment and tow sub indicators of human capital, education and social coverage which are education and social coverage have impact on regional development .Also doing business and infrastructure of R&D which are sub indicators of legal and regulatory framework and R&D have impact on regional development. In the sub indicators of communications and information technology, "internet, computer and TV" and "government using of ICT "and quality of infrastructures have impact on regional development.
doi:10.22610/jebs.v4i4.321 fatcat:7ozstdoznzbizdu75munkejtyi