Journal Article

Catching up of Emerging Economies: The Role of Capital Goods Imports, FDI Inflows, Domestic Investment and Absorptive Capacity

Applied Economics Letters, 23(2): 117-120

We show that the impact of capital goods imports and FDI inflows on economic convergence depends on the local capacity of emerging economies to absorb superior technologies.


Alexander Glas
Michael Hübler
Peter Nunnenkamp