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What is driving recent growth in OECD countries? Whether or not it is appropriate to speak of a "new economy", innovation and technology play crucial roles.
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.
In the light of increasing importance of issues concerning food safety, the leaders of the Group of Eight industrialised countries and the Ministers invited the OECD Working Group on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight of Biotechnology and the OECD Task Force for the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds to undertake a study of the implications of biotechnology and other aspects of food safety. The G8 invited OECD experts to report on
Universities are key elements in the science systems in all OECD countries.
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 presents the patterns and main trends of the internationalisation of industrial R&D. It also probes the possible consequences of this phenomenon, which constitutes the most advanced stage in the globalisation process.
By Economic Analysis and Statistics Division
This document, based on country surveys carried out by the OECD, compares the experiences of OECD countries in dealing with confidentiality constraints in an effort to meet the demand for policy-relevant analysis using micro-data.
The paper draws on empirical studies to identify differences between quality-adjusted and unadjusted price changes of several ICT products.