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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.
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.
This paper provides a perspective from evolutionary economic theory on recent growth differences in the OECD area.
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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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The strategic importance of a deep and solid culture in science and technology is generally accepted for sustaining the growth of future socio-economic systems. Consequently, great efforts have been made by the most advanced countries to develop ...
This paper compares venture capital activity across OECD countries by taking into account international venture capital flows.
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?
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.
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.