Developing Strategies to Improve Knowledge-Based Resistive Economy Using SWOT Model


Volume 4, Issue 4, Number 7, Pages 109-121, Published Online Oct 20, 2016

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Hassan Moosazadeh, Pejman Barimani, Samaneh Doost Mohammad and Alireza Eslami


The present paper aims at investigating strategies of improving knowledge-based resistive economy using SWOT model. Hence, some general strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of Golestan province are introduced. This is an applied, developmental research and is considered descriptive in terms of research objectives. Data and statistics profiled in the website of Global Bank were used as research data. Involves all countries the data of knowledge-based economy of which is available in the website (a total number of 146 countries). Considering research methodology and macroeconomic data, no sampling was performed and the whole population was studied. Kolmogorov-Smirnov test and linear multiple-regression analyses were used to test data normality and the effect of indicators of knowledge-based economy on goods and services exports of different countries, respectively. Moreover, SPSS software was used in this paper for data analysis.


Economic Development; Internal Factors; External Factors; Golestan Province; SWOT Model.


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