Publications & Documents


  • 22-October-2007

    English

    Measuring Multifactor Productivity Growth (STI Working Paper 2007/5)

    This paper quantifies and examines the contribution of capital, labour and multifactor productivity (MFP) to GDP growth and analyses the role of measurement of capital and labour inputs for the MFP estimate, using a comprehensive growth accounting exercise for 14 OECD countries.

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  • 12-October-2007

    English

    Nowcasting Patent Indicators (STI Working Paper 2007/3)

    This study aims at designing simple but robust methods that would enable to "nowcast", i.e. forecast the present (or the recent past), in order to improve the timeliness of patent indicators.

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  • 20-September-2007

    English

    Bio-based Economy

    The focus at the OECD on industrial biotechnology is to identify the potential contribution of biotechnology to sustainable growth and development, and identify and appraise policy options for supply and demand side interventions that can drive efficient transition towards bio-based economy.

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  • 14-September-2007

    English

    OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: South Africa

    This comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of South Africa focuses on the role of government, and provides concrete recommendations on how to improve policies which impact on innovation performance, including R&D policies.

  • 10-August-2007

    English

    Nanotechnology: implications for human health, the environment and food safety

    The conference, to be held in Dublin on 2 November 2007, will focus upon the emerging discipline of nanotoxicology and its implications to the broader nanotechnology community. Particular emphasis will be given to the food, environment and medical sectors. The conference will bring together a number of international leaders in the area of nanotoxicology and represents the first conference on this novel topic to be held in Ireland. It

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  • 9-July-2007

    English

    R&D and Innovation in Spain: Improving the Policy Mix (I+D e innovación en España: Mejorando los instrumentos)

    Bilingual (English/Spanish) final report on the OECD peer review of Spain’s “policy mix” for research and innovation policies.

  • 25-June-2007

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  • 14-June-2007

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    Capturing Nanotechnology's Current State of Development via Analysis of Patents (STI Working Paper 2007/4)

    This paper aims to capture current inventive activities in nanotechnologies based on the analysis of patent applications to the European Patent Office (EPO).

  • 14-June-2007

    English

    OECD Best Practice Guidelines for Biological Resource Centres

    This report presents the outcome of discussions held by the OECD member countries, together with a number of key partner countries, under the auspices of an expert Task Force established by the OECD Working Party on Biotechnology.

  • 4-June-2007

    English

    OECD calls on governments to clamp down on counterfeiting

    Governments should work more closely with companies and strengthen enforcement to fight the rising global trade in counterfeit and pirated goods, according to a new OECD report.

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