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Title of the article On Typical National and Regional Innovation Indexes
Pages 42-65
Author Domnich Yegor LeonidovichDomnich Yegor Leonidovich
Ph.D. in economics, senior research fellow
Economic Research Institute FEB RAS
153, Tikhookeanskaya Street, Khabarovsk, Russia, 680042
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Abstract The paper discusses the analytical capabilities of composite indicators as a means of measuring and classifying national and regional economies by the level of their innovative development. We analyze the theory and methodology of national and regional innovation indexes with the emphasis on the most cited (typical) ones. On the example of innovation development ratings of Russia, China and the United States, the limitations of economic interpretation of multicomponent composite indicators of innovation are considered. We pay special attention to the problem of bias, compensatory and separability of such indicators. Due to that we substantiate methodological inconsistency of regional innovation indexes of Russia, which give contradictory estimates in relation to regions with an average level of accumulated potential.
Code 330.3+311.3+332.1
DOI 10.14530/reg.2019.3.42
Keywords national economy ♦ regional economy ♦ composite indicators ♦ innovation index
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