Publications & Documents


  • 31-March-2006

    English

    Innovation in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology: Comparing National Innovation Systems at the Sectoral Level

    This publication examines the innovation system in pharmaceutical biotechnology in eight OECD countries. Based on rich evidence, it draws policy recommendations to foster innovation in biopharmaceuticals advocating an integrated policy approach.

  • 13-March-2006

    English

    Innovation and Knowledge-Intensive Service Activities

    This study shows how knowledge-intensive services activities (KISAs) contribute to the acquisition and growth capabilities of firms and public sector organisations.

  • 16-February-2006

    English

    Personalising Education

    There is a growing awareness that one-size-fits-all approaches to school knowledge and organisation are ill-adapted both to individuals’ needs and to the knowledge society at large. To move beyond uniform, mass provision can be described as “personalisation” of education and of public services more widely. The significance of this shift is described by leading expert Professor David Hopkins in his introduction to this volume: The

  • 10-February-2006

    English

    Sino-Swiss project on "Policy Dialogue on Financing Higher Education and Sustaining the Quality of Mass Education for Lifelong Learning"

    As a follow-up to recommendations from the two reviews on China which had an important impact on legislation and policy development in the sector, the OECD is aiming to strengthen the research on tertiary education

  • 2-December-2005

    English

    Governance of Innovation Systems, Vol. 3: Case Studies in Cross-Sectoral Policy

    With case studies on Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Finland, Greece, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, this book illustrates mechanisms and practices for better governance co-ordination and integration across policy areas.

  • 15-November-2005

    English

    Governance of Innovation Systems, Vol. 2: Case Studies in Innovation Policy

    This book presents case studies on innovation policy governance in Australia, Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Finland, Greece, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway and Sweden. It provides fresh insight into how governments are striving to make innovation policy more coherent.

  • 28-October-2005

    English

    Oslo Manual: Guidelines for Collecting and Interpreting Innovation Data, 3rd Edition

    In order to foster innovation in their countries, governments first need to be able to measure it. But what means do they have at their disposal? The Oslo Manual provides them with the essential methodological guidelines.

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  • 31-August-2005

    English

    Evaluating Public Participation in Policy Making

    This report offers strategic guidance for policy makers and government officials responsible for commissioning and using evaluations of public engagement. It provides an indication of the key issues for consideration and offers concrete examples drawn from current practice in 8 OECD countries.

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  • 31-August-2005

    English

    The Contribution of Foreign Affilliates to Productivity Growth: Evidence from OECD Countries (STI Working Paper 2005/8)

    This study quantifies the contribution of foreign affiliates to productivity growth using a growth accounting approach and compares the presence of foreign affiliates across OECD countries. The analysis confirms that foreign affiliates can make an important contribution to productivity growth.

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  • 27-July-2005

    English

    Governance of Innovation Systems, Vol. 1: Synthesis Report

    Stimulating innovation is key to achieving sustainable economic growth, although recently prevailing practices and institutions of innovation governance have come under pressure. This publication examines the sources of these pressures, and provides lessons on how governance practices can adapt.

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