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This paper presents a new edition of the project's technical guidelines including methodological guidelines, a core model questionnaire and instruction manual, and the output tables used for reporting data at the international level and related definitions.
The STI Outlook reviews the key policy trends and performance of OECD countries and major emerging economies in a number of areas related to science and innovation based on the latest information and indicators. The policy and country profiles in the 2012 edition highlight the expected contributions of science, technology and innovation to a sustainable and lasting recovery from the economic crisis.
Patent indicators are used to map aspects of the innovative performance and technological progress of countries, regions or certain specific domains and technology fields. Updated series (June 2012) are provided in OECD.Stat
As the internationally recognized methodology for collecting and using R&D statistics, the Frascati Manual is an essential tool for statisticians worldwide. It includes definitions of basic concepts, data collection guidelines, and classifications for compiling statistics.
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This document contains a summary of the technology intensity aggregates used in STAN.
This manual provides guiding principles for the use of patent data in S&T measurement, and recommendations for the compilation and interpretation of patent indicators in this context. The manual is available in English, French and Spanish.
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.
This framework is intended to provide the basis for statistical compilation work within OECD member countries and those non-member countries wishing to adopt the standards.
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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.