Working Papers

  • 26-March-2010


    Careers of Doctorate Holders: Employment and Mobility Patterns (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2010/4)

    This paper presents the results of the first large-scale data collection conducted in the framework of the OECD/UNESCO Institute for Statistics/Eurostat project on the Careers of Doctorate Holders (CDH).

  • 24-March-2010


    Developments in Cable Broadband Networks (OECD Digital Economy Paper 170)

    This paper examines current trends and various bandwidth management strategies for cable operators and also provides information on cable network developments in OECD countries.

  • 23-March-2010


    Wireless Broadband Indicator Methodology (OECD Digital Economy Paper 169)

    The OECD’s wireless broadband methodology is a new structure for measuring and comparing the number of wireless/mobile broadband subscriptions across countries.

  • 19-March-2010


    Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Financial Market Cycles (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2010/3)

    This paper reviews evidence of the relationship between innovation and entrepreneurship. It then turns to understanding the consequences of market cycles and the economic crisis and discusses implications for programmes to encourage financing for entrepreneurs and venture capital.

  • 15-February-2010


    Insight into Different Types of Patent Families (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2010/2)

    What are patent families? What is the impact of adopting one definition or another? Are some definitions of patent families better suited than others for certain uses in statistical and economic analysis?

    Related Documents
  • 3-February-2010


    Mapping Careers and Mobility of Doctorate Holders: Draft Guidelines, Model Questionnaire and Indicators, 2nd edition (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2010/1)

    This is the second edition of the technical guidelines used in the framework of the Careers of Doctorate Holders (CDH) project, building on the experience from the first large-scale data collection.

  • 12-January-2010


    Smart sensor networks - technologies and applications for green growth (OECD Digital Economy Paper 167)

    This report gives an overview of sensor technologies and applications, and quantifies their environmental impacts.

  • 4-January-2010


    The Emerging Patent Marketplace (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/9)

    Facilitating the mobilisation, sharing, or exchange of patents is important to promote innovation. Analysis of the functions, business models, and activities of IP specialist firms which organise the circulation of patented inventions is the central topic of this research.

  • 21-December-2009


    International Mobile Roaming Charging in the OECD Area (OECD Digital Economy Paper 166)

    This report represents the first part of a two-phase OECD project on IMRS. It provides information and analysis on market developments and pricing in IMRS and sets out the nature of the perceived problem together with analysis on why IMRS pricing takes the form it does.

  • 15-December-2009


    Pre-emptive Patenting: Securing Market Exclusion and Freedom of Operation (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/8)

    This paper investigates the characteristics, functioning and incidence of pre-emptive patenting, defined as patent filings whose main effect is to hamper the grant of other patents.

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