Šalies intelektinio kapitalo įtakos ekonomikos augimui vertinimas
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High value of intellectual capital is believed to be source of innovation-based competitive advantage, which is main factor of business and whole economy growth. However, the link between national intellectual capital and economic growth remains the object of scientific discussions. The purpose of this dissertation is upon examination of the theoretical approaches to the national intellectual capital and designing the intellectual capital measurement model, to determine the intellectual capital value in the European Union countries, and its impact on economic growth. The dissertation fleshed out national intellectual capital concept and structural model, as well as summarized studies of national intellectual capital influence on economic growth. The national intellectual capital measurement model was proposed based on postulates of national intellectual capital theoretical model and analysis of its measurement models. An empiric study evaluated national intellectual capital of the EU countries during the period of 2002-2012 and its influence on economic growth. The influence of national intellectual capital on economic growth is analysed in clusters of counties based on their economic development, long-term and short-term influence is analysed, national intellectual capital and its components’ influence are separately evaluated.