Intra-OIZ and Intra-Industry Knowledge Spillovers in Ankara: A Spatial Econometric Analysis

Network between the firms reveal the knowledge spillovers which is inevitable for economic growth of a country for neoclassical economists. In this study, existence of intra- OIZ and intra-industry knowledge spillovers in Ankara is tested by the help of an export decision function. As it considers the spatial dependence between the regional units, the spatial econometric method is preferred. The data set is taken from the “Field Research Survey” of SMEDO. The spatial effect is one third of the total effect for intra-OIZ relations while it is one fourth of the total effect for intra-industry relation for Ankara.
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E. Erdil, “Intra-OIZ and Intra-Industry Knowledge Spillovers in Ankara: A Spatial Econometric Analysis,” Efil Journal of Economic Research, pp. 8–32, 2018, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: