BRAZIL’S BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS AGAINST THE MOST INNOVATIVE COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

Marisa Moser, Mauri Aparecido de Oliveira

Abstract


Innovation can be defined as the implementation of a new or significantly improved product (good or service), or a process, a new marketing method, a new organizational  method in business practices, workplace organization, or external relations. This innovation can be measured by several factors such as investments in research and development, the concentration of high-tech companies traded on the stock exchange, among others. The present study aims to perform a cluster analysis to investigate the behavior of the most innovative countries when compared to Brazil. The study contemplates a historical series from the years 2012 to 2015 of the 30 most innovative countries in the world having been added to Brazil. In addition, a series of macroeconomic, political and social variables.

Keywords


Innovation; Technologic innovation; Innovative Countries, STEM, Education, Government, Cluster Analysis.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24212/2179-3565.2018v9i1p85-110

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