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mahmood yahyazadehfar

mahmood yahyazadehfar

Academic rank: Professor
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Education: PhD.
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Faculty: Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
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Research

Title
Qualitative content analysis of factors affecting the relationship of science development, technology development and economic growth
Type
JournalPaper
Keywords
economic growth; interdisciplinary; patent; qualitative content analysis; science development; technology development.
Year
2018
Journal International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management
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Researchers mahmood yahyazadehfar ، Hooman Shababi

Abstract

The present research tries to investigate the effective factors that affect the relationship among science development, technology development and economic growth using thorough literature review and qualitative content analysis. After investigating several articles and books, nine factors were identified as key factors which affect science development. In addition, nine factors of increasing the amount of patents, basic and applied researches growth, expert human resources growth (human resources development), growth of research and development (R&D) budget, GDP growth, improvement of industrial policy, commercial system improvement, technology legal environment development and technology infrastructures, facilities and equipment development were determined as effective factors on technology development. Furthermore, eight factors of population growth rate, GDP per capita growth, economic-political convergence, investment in R&D, workforce quality, ownership rights and other macroeconomic factors and science and technology infrastructures, facilities and equipment development were determined as effective factors on economic growth. Finally, 14 cofactors were determined for the relationship among science development, technology development and economic growth. The results will shed light for future research in the field.