A report of Malawi’s innovation capital

Kuo-Ming CHU, Kuan-Chun HUANG

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Abstract. Innovation capital is a key for national progress, especially for those categorized as developing countries. This paper reports multi-indicators and measures of innovation capital of Malawi and offer multiple year trend analysis. Collecting data from secondary, objective data bases, our results demonstrated that, public and large-scale surveys are needed for collecting information about business R&D investment, the industry-academic collaboration, as well as intellectual property management – these data are somewhat neglected. Positively, the results observe gradual growth in the aspects of research personnel and scientific publication, which enrich the country’s innovation capability. These results shed lights on the policy making and business practices.

Keywords. Innovation capital, National wealth, Intangible assets, Economic growth.

JEL. M10, M11, M14.


Keywords


Innovation capital; National wealth; Intangible assets; Economic growth.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1453/jeb.v4i3.1406

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