RESEARCH ORGANISATION The Effects of Technology Import on High-Tech Industrial Structure Upgrading in China

Zhang Shi, Xu Chun
2016 Journal of Research in Business, Economics and Management   unpublished
Using panel data from 2004 to 2012 of five sub-industries in high technology industry, and the data of three economic regions of China, use factor analysis method to measure the degree of high technology industrial structure upgrading. Introducing cross terms of industrial and regional dummy variables to analyse the different effects of technology import, R&D capital stock on high technology industry sectors and regions of east, middle and west. Empirical Analysis shows that medical equipment
more » ... medical equipment and instrumentation manufacturing is most affected, but electronic and communication equipment, aviation spacecraft is little affected. From area: it significantly contributes to the middle region of high technology industry structural upgrading, while little impacts on the eastern and western regions.
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