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Dynamic and determinants of high technology exports in Latin America and the Caribbean: a network and a panel data analysis

Moraes, Jaqueline; Luna, Ivette;


This paper seeksto analyze the dynamic and determinants of high technology exports (HTE) toLatin America and the Caribbean, which is carried out on the basis of previousworks from the academic literature. To do so, it is used both explanatory SocialNetwork Analysis and the Panel Data modeling, both for the years 2005 to 2015,with data available from the data center of the United Nation Conference onTrade and Development and World Bank Development Indicators, respectively. Theresults show that when it comes to HTE, Latin America and Caribbean has aminority role inside the network that emerge from exports ties among countriesand that inflows of foreign direct investment into the 20countries of Latin America plus the Caribbean are not significant forexplaining the growth of high technology exports. The results also show that past foreign direct investment does not seem to affectchanges in high technology exports.


Palavras-chave: Latin America; Caribbean; High Tech Exports; Underdevelopment,

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DOI: 10.5151/enei2018-26

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Moraes, Jaqueline; Luna, Ivette; "Dynamic and determinants of high technology exports in Latin America and the Caribbean: a network and a panel data analysis", p. 457-170 . In: . São Paulo: Blucher, 2018.
ISSN 2357-7592, DOI 10.5151/enei2018-26

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