Working Papers


  • 2-June-2009

    English

    Policy Responses to the Economic Crisis: Investing in Innovation for Long-Term Growth (OECD Digital Economy Paper 159)

    This report warns that innovation risks being hit hard by the economic crisis as the capital to finance it grows scarce.

  • 8-April-2009

    English

    Trademarks as an Indicator of Product and Marketing Innovations (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/6)

    This paper aims at presenting trademarks, their potential link with innovations and their main statistical properties, to see if they may serve as an innovation indicator.

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  • 1-April-2009

    English

    Who Licenses Out Patents and Why? Lessons from a Business Survey (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/5)

    Results and analysis of a business survey on the licensing-out of patents. The goal was to investigate the intensity of licensing to affiliated and non-affiliated companies, its evolution, the characteristics, motivations and obstacles met by companies licensing or willing to license.

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  • 3-February-2009

    English

    OECD Work on Innovation: A Stocktaking of Existing Work (STI Working Paper 2009/2)

    This paper draws on OECD work from the last 10 years to provide an overview of “what we know” about good policy practices for innovation. It forms part of the first phase of the OECD Innovation Strategy.

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  • 19-January-2009

    English

    Recent Developments in Intellectual Capital Reporting and their Policy Implications (EDU Working Paper No. 17)

    This paper provides a survey of recent developments in the reporting of intangible assets. It finds that rather than the wholesale restructuring of the accounting model that was proposed years ago, the trend has been to address gaps in reporting with new forms of reporting.

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  • 16-January-2009

    English

    Measuring China's Innovation System: National Specificities and International Comparisons (STI Working Paper 2009/1)

    This paper discusses actors and resources in China's science and innovation system, science & technology performance and general purpose technologies. It provided input to the OECD Review of China's Innovation Policy. An annex assesses international comparability of China's S&T indicators.

  • 17-December-2008

    English

    Open Innovation in a Global Perspective: What Do Existing Data Tell Us? (STI Working Paper 2008/4)

    This paper presents different indicators using existing data on R&D investments, innovation survey data, patent data and data on licensing, illustrating the increasing importance and the different characteristics of open innovation across companies, industries and countries.

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  • 18-November-2008

    English

    A Framework for Monitoring Transition Systems (EDU Working Paper No. 20)

    The current report presents the results of the development of indicators regarding the transition from education to work.

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  • 16-September-2008

    English

    Job-related Training and Benefits: A Review of Evidence and Explanations (EDU Working Paper No. 19)

    This paper reviews the literature on job-related training and the effects of these investments for different groups of individuals. The paper also elaborates on the theories, empirical explanations, and policy implications that can be drawn from these findings.

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  • 6-June-2008

    English

    The OECD REGPAT Database: A Presentation (STI Working Paper 2008/2)

    This database presents patent data linked to regions according to the addresses of the applicants and inventors. The data have been regionalised at a very detailed level so that more than 2000 regions are covered across OECD countries.

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