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This report - linked to the technical OECD manuals for the measurement of R&D activities ("Frascati Family") - presents the essential elements of bibliometrics and its application to the analysis of research systems.
It is now well accepted that technological development and the globalisation of economies have permanently changed the character of both work and employment in OECD countries. Work in successful enterprises can no longer follow the old industrial...
The aim of this paper is to identify the main problems of comparison between countries and over time of the data on R&D performed in the services industries collected by OECD member countries.
At the end of this century, post-secondary education faces a triple challenge -- how to provide high quality education and training attuned to the 21st century for all adults who need it and can profit from it in the most cost-effective way. Info...
Is human capital accounting theoretically possible and practically feasible? Economists estimate human capital on the basis of years of schooling or formal educational attainment levels regardless of actual productive capacity. Financial accounting and reporting ignore even these crude measures, leaving human capital off the balance sheet for want of rules or conventions. A review of innovative policies in OECD countries shows that
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This report examines ways in which governments can stimulate the supply of venture capital for innovative firms. Proceedings of the 1995 ad hoc meeting of experts on venture capital.
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Using patent data as science and technology indicators.
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Proposed standard method of compiling and interpreting Technology Balance of Payments data.