The Triple Helix paradigm in Korea: A test for new forms of capital

Matthew Shapiro
2007 International Journal of Technology Management and Sustainable Development  
The Triple Helix paradigm -a construct addressing the research-based links between government, universities, and firms -is lacking in formal tests. This study attempts to alleviate this deficiency by conducting an empirical analysis of the effects of relationship-based forms of capital, which has been identified by theorists as an attribute of Triple Helix-based R&D. OLS results utilising a unique dataset (KORTAI R&D) comprised of 108 questionnaire responses of Korean directors and project
more » ... rs reveal that new forms of capital are especially significant for firms and universities while less so for government research institutes (GRIs). The effects for universities, however, are delayed and indicate a spillover effect.
doi:10.1386/ijtm.6.3.171_1 fatcat:me3eylmumnaijmwn7tckz6moka