Innovation factors for competitiveness in the Pacific Alliance. An approach from the world economic forum Fatores de inovação para a competitividade na Aliança do Pacífico. Uma abordagem do Fórum Econômico Mundial Factores de innovación para la competitividad en la Alianza del Pacífico. Una aproximación desde el Foro Económico Mundial Academic Article in Scopus uri icon


  • © 2016 Universidad ICESI. Published by Elsevier España, S.L.U. This is an open access article under the CC BY license ( a regression model, this article aims to study which are the variables that influence significantly on the innovation pillar for competitiveness in Latin America. Subsequently, an ANOVA of innovation variables is presented. The group of countries that are part of the Pacific Alliance is contrasted with the rest of Latin American countries to find significant differences between them. The study concludes that patent application is a differentiating innovation variable for competitiveness in the Pacific Alliance in relation to the rest of Latin America.

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  • January 1, 2016