This guide provides the statistical definitions, classifications and methods to measure and compare the information society across countries. It provides a standard reference for statisticians, analysts and policy-makers in the field.
This book assembles information on the space economy from a wide range of official and non-official sources. Together these paint a richly detailed picture of the space industry, its downstream services activities, and its wider economic and social impacts.
The OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Russian Federation offers a comprehensive assessement of the innovation system of the Russian Federation, focusing on the role of government. It provides concrete recommendations on how to improve policies that affect innovation performance, including R&D policies. It also identifies good practice from which other countries can learn.
This book examines dynamics between demand and innovation and provides insights into the rationale and scope for public policies. Drawing on country experience and case studies, it illustrates good practices for designing, implementing and evaluating demand-side innovation policies.
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This report describes issues and options that deserve the attention of scientists and administrators in both industrialised and developing countries, as they seek to design, initiate and manage collaborative research programmes and projects that include both scientific and development goals.
This book analyses the current trends in international investment in innovation and the attractiveness policies already implemented. The report also explores in more detail the role of investment incentives that governments tend to give to international investors.
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This report sets out a strategic vision of the future of the field, reflecting the perspectives of agency officials, laboratory administrators, and scientists. It incorporates considerations of cost, schedule, human resources, benefits to society, and the prospects for international co-operation.
This book seeks to increase understanding of the links between skills and innovation. It explores the wide range of skills required, and it presents data and evidence on countries' stocks and flows of skills and the links between skill inputs and innovation outputs.
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This document contains both the GSF report on Roadmapping of Large Research Infrastructures (2008) and the newly released report on Establishing Large International Research Infrastructures: Issues and Options (2010).
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Intended for scientists and research administrators who are contemplating a major new international project, this report addresses a wide spectrum of practical matters, from the formal aspects of legal agreements to less easily codified “lessons learned and good practices”.