عنوان مقاله [English]
After realizing the analysis and the outcomes of the knowledge-based economy, Iran has had its own performances as well. One shortcoming in Iran in this issue is with respect to commercializing of the knowledge-based products. By considering the patent rights as a proxy of accomplishment of the knowledge-based economy, this work is specifying the influential variables and the policies for improving the knowledge-based economy in Iran and other developed economies at the 2050 horizon. The results indicate that the global competitiveness index, R&D expenditures and doing business complexities have had significant impacts on amounts of patents as a proxy of the knowledge-based economy. Also, the impact of human and educational capital on innovation variables has been more significant than that of informational and communicational infrastructure.