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What is the contribution of China to pushing the technological frontier?

China's technological strength has been increasing since the late 2000s, accounting for a significant share of patents. Antonin Bergeaud and Cyril Verluise show that while China's share of patents is increasing in quantity, there are some important points that question whether China's contribution to the technology frontier will continue to grow.

Antonin Bergeaud and Cyril Verluise

23 November 2022

LSE Business Review

This work is published under POID and the CEP's Growth programme.

This publication comes under the following CEP theme: New technologies and productivity