An Analysis on Technology Spillovers From Foreign Direct Investment in Chongqing

Hong YI, Zhizhang WANG, Wei LUO


With China’s accession to the WTO, the Chinese economy has involved in the process of globalization quickly. On the one hand, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has played an important role in Chinese economy, on the other hand, and foreign advanced technology comes along with the foreign capital. In order to explore whether FDI technology spillover has affection in Chongqing, this paper selects the 1999-2013 data of large and medium-sized industrial enterprises in Chongqing as the research object, and builds an estimating equations by introducing FDI as physical capital to have an empirical analysis of how FDI technology spillovers affect the technology innovation abilities of Chongqing enterprises. The conclusion shows that FDI has a significant effect in technological spillover.


Foreign Direct Investment; Technology spillovers; Chongqing city

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