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While patent data are now readily available for most nations, these data are still of minimal use for economic analysis. The OECD Technology Concordance (OTC) presented in this paper allows researchers to transform IPC-based patent data into patent counts by sector of the economy.
This study investigates the long-term effects of various types of R&D on multifactor productivity growth, which is the spillover effect of R&D. Econometric estimates are conducted on a panel of 16 OECD countries, over the period 1980-98. All results are averages over countries and time.
This paper compares venture capital activity across OECD countries by taking into account international venture capital flows.
This working paper summarises the information gathered by the OECD Secretariat as part of its work to obtain an accurate assessment of the current state of biotechnology statistics in OECD member and observer countries.
This document attempts to quantify the aggregate net effect of government funding on business R&D in 17 OECD member countries over the past two decades.
This document provides the main characteristics of national innovation surveys carried out in (or intented to be carried out) in 1997-99 in OECD non-CIS-2 participants and observer countries of the OECD Working Party on Science and Technology Indicators (NESTI).
The objective of this report is to make recommendations as to what most important S&T statistical information is required to enable the OECD to include Belgian indicators in its official S&T reports and publications.
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.
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.