This publication discusses the dimensions, significance and policy implications of international flows of human resources in science and technology (HRST) and aims to extend understanding of the dimensions of HRST mobility, particularly of scientists, engineers and researchers.
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.
This review assesses the current status of China’s national innovation system and policies, and recommends the most important improvements required in both the policy and institutional environments for China to succeed in promoting innovation through a market-based approach.
With more and more high-school graduates going on to university, governments face tough decisions on funding and quality standards to ensure that their education systems respond adequately to booming demand for degrees, a new OECD publication shows.
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This document provides a snapshot of the latest available internationally comparable data on patents. The indicators presented are specifically designed to reflect recent trends in inventive activities across a wide range of OECD member and non-member countries.
This conference will consider innovation in the software sector from business and economic perspectives, taking into account the factors that drive innovation, including key framework conditions.
This volume reviews the strengths and weaknesses of Norway’s innovation system and recommends steps the government could take to foster innovation activity and increase the impact of innovation on the country’s future prosperity and social well-being.
Intensified global competition has forced companies to innovate and develop commercially viable products and services faster. This report brings together the empirical evidence on the internationalisation of business research and development.
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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Intellectual assets are central to value creation, economic growth and competitiveness in a modern economy. Building on these issues, this brochure provides an integrated perspective on recent OECD work covering three dimensions: macro, regional and firm-level.