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  • 1-March-2002

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    The OECD Technology Concordance (OTC): Patents by Industry of Manufacture and Sector of Use (STI Working Paper 2002/5)

    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.

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  • 28-June-2001

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    Innovation and Productivity in Services

    Services are the driving force in OECD economies, accounting for at least 70% of GNP in many countries. However, their potential contribution is hampered by government policies that were designed for manufacturing industries.

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  • 15-June-2001

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    R&D and Productivity Growth: Panel Data Analysis of 16 OECD Countries (STI Working Paper 2001/3)

    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.

  • 24-May-2001

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    Measuring Expenditure on Health-related R&D

    Science and technology improves human health but the pressure for faster and larger improvements is increasing in this area. A fundamental starting point for better understanding the impact of innovation on health is the measurement of research and development.

  • 1-January-2001

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    NIS (Phase III) - HRM: Human Capital Mobility into and out of Research Sectors in the Nordic Countries

    The purpose of the present chapter is to describe the flow of employees into and out of the higher educational system from and into the surrounding economy.

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  • 19-December-2000

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    The Internationalisation of Venture Capital Activity in OECD Countries: Implications for Measurement and Policy (STI Working Paper 2000/7)

    This paper compares venture capital activity across OECD countries by taking into account international venture capital flows.

  • 2-December-2000

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    Innovation and the Environment

    Achieving sustainable development goals at a global level will strongly depend on the rapid development and widespread application of cleaner technologies. But do developing countries have the capacity and motivation to take advantage of cleaner technology options?

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  • 11-July-2000

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    Biotechnology Statistics in OECD Member Countries: An Inventory (STI Working Paper 2000/6)

    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.

  • 15-June-2000

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    The Impact of Public R&D Expenditure on Business R&D (STI Working Paper 2000/4)

    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.

  • 19-May-1999

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    Description of National Innovation Surveys Carried out or Foreseen in 1997-99 in OECD Non-CIS-2 Participants and NESTI Observer Countries (STI Working Paper 1999/1)

    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).

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