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Can Creativity Explain Economic Complexity?

  • Open or CloseJusto De Jorge Moreno1* and Fernando Merino de Lucas2

    1Department of Economics and Business, University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain

    2Department of Economics, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain

    *Corresponding author: Justo De Jorge Moreno, Titular Professor, Department of Economics and Business, University of Alcalá, Plaza de la Victoria 2, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain

Submission: June 25, 2020; Published: July 23, 2020

DOI: 10.31031/AES.2020.01.000514

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As the economy has advanced, production has become more complex and economics has reckoned the importance of economic complexity on the growth and economic development. Economic complexity depends on the knowledge basis of each country, but few more is known on the reasons of the difference of those differences. In this paper we propose that the literature on creativity can help to understand this issue, since we test that creativity and economic complexity are positively associated with data of the indexes of Economic Complexity and Creativity developed.

Keywords: Economic complexity; Creativity

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