A timely set of indicators that reflect the level and structure of the efforts undertaken by OECD member countries and selected non-member economies in the field of science and technology.
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Digitalisation is reshaping all stages of science, from agenda setting to experimentation, knowledge sharing and public engagement.
These reviews offer a comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of individual OECD member and non-member countries, focusing on the role of government. They provide concrete recommendations on how to improve policies which impact innovation performance.
Data set on R&D expenditure by industry which addresses the problems of international comparability and breaks in the time series of the official business enterprise R&D data.
Dementia is a devastating condition for the people affected, their family and friends, and for health systems. Through its global reach and ability to bring together government and non-government perspectives, OECD is in a unique position to face up to the challenge.
This paper looks at how digitalisation is transforming innovation, and the consequent need for innovation policies to adapt. It shows that the digital transformation affects the economics of information and knowledge, in particular pricing and allocation.
This policy paper analyses existing competitive research funding mechanisms and their effectiveness, taking into account a variety of contextual factors. It focuses on the efficiency of funding allocation mechanisms relative to their objectives and includes policy recommendations.
Building on a newly created policy indicator database, this paper provides a first systematic comparison of the governance of public research policy across 35 OECD countries from 2005 to 2017.
This electronic publication provides recent statistics on the resources devoted to the R&D in OECD countries and in nine non-member economies.