The Measurement of National Learning System, A tool to identify countries capability for technology catch-up

Amir Ali Karimi

M.A. Graduate Student, Dept. of Progress Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Iran

 Mir Saman Pishvaee

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Industrial Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Iran

 Ali Maleki

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sharif Policy Research Institute

Ali Reza AliAhmadi

 Professor, Dept. of Industrial Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Iran

Mohammad Badiei

M.A. Graduate Student, Dept. of Progress Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Iran

 

a r t i c l e i n f o

۶th International & 10th National Conference On Management Of Technology

۲۰۱۶

Tehran, Iran

a b s t r a c t

Nowadays the importance of technology learning and technology catch-up is obvious to the many countries’ policymakers specifically developing countries’ . Successful experiences of countries like Korea and Taiwan, that they start to catch-up technology in specific industries and slightly they became technology developer have many lessons for developing countries like Iran. One of the factors that is necessary to having Successful technology catch-up is the system that is consist of technology actors and their interactions named national learning system. In this article, first the pillars(inputs& outputs) of national learning system will be recognized then Iran’s national learning system and its region countrie’s efficiency will be measured using Data Envelopment Analysis(DEA) method between 2012 -2015 and then region countries will be ranked and the results will be analysed