Individual skills of heterogenous entrepreneurs and their economy-wide distribution. Implications for growth and convergence


  • Dohse
  • D.
  • Ott
  • I.
Publication Date

This paper analyzes the impact of different individual skills and their economy-wide distribution on a country’s catching up-process to the world technology frontier.

Kiel Institute Expert


JEL Classification
O33, L22

Key Words

  • capital market imperfections
  • convergence
  • education policy
  • technological and systemic skills