Working Papers


  • 3-February-2010

    English

    Mapping Careers and Mobility of Doctorate Holders: Draft Guidelines, Model Questionnaire and Indicators, 2nd edition (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2010/1)

    This is the second edition of the technical guidelines used in the framework of the Careers of Doctorate Holders (CDH) project, building on the experience from the first large-scale data collection.

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  • 4-January-2010

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    The Emerging Patent Marketplace (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/9)

    Facilitating the mobilisation, sharing, or exchange of patents is important to promote innovation. Analysis of the functions, business models, and activities of IP specialist firms which organise the circulation of patented inventions is the central topic of this research.

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  • 15-December-2009

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    Pre-emptive Patenting: Securing Market Exclusion and Freedom of Operation (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/8)

    This paper investigates the characteristics, functioning and incidence of pre-emptive patenting, defined as patent filings whose main effect is to hamper the grant of other patents.

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  • 26-June-2009

    English

    Nanotechnology: An Overview Based on Indicators and Statistics (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/7)

    Given the current low level of nanotechnology monitoring, the objective of this paper is to provide a comprehensive overview of nanotechnology developments globally through a systematic and critical analysis of available and comparable indicators and statistics.

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  • 10-June-2009

    English

    Information Economy Product Definitions Based on the Central Product Classification (Version 2) (OECD Digital Economy Paper 158)

    This document presents the OECD Definitions of Information Economy Products: the ICT products definition and Content and media products definition.

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  • 2-June-2009

    English

    Policy Responses to the Economic Crisis: Investing in Innovation for Long-Term Growth (OECD Digital Economy Paper 159)

    This report warns that innovation risks being hit hard by the economic crisis as the capital to finance it grows scarce.

  • 8-April-2009

    English

    Trademarks as an Indicator of Product and Marketing Innovations (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/6)

    This paper aims at presenting trademarks, their potential link with innovations and their main statistical properties, to see if they may serve as an innovation indicator.

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  • 1-April-2009

    English

    Who Licenses Out Patents and Why? Lessons from a Business Survey (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/5)

    Results and analysis of a business survey on the licensing-out of patents. The goal was to investigate the intensity of licensing to affiliated and non-affiliated companies, its evolution, the characteristics, motivations and obstacles met by companies licensing or willing to license.

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  • 2-March-2009

    English

    Towards Harmonised Bilateral Trade Data for Inter-Country Input-Output Analyses: Statistical Issues (STI Working Paper 2009/4)

    This paper discusses the challenges faced when attempting to construct appropriate bilateral trade matrices using annual data collected by the OECD and United Nations, as well as national sources.

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  • 10-February-2009

    English

    The Measurement of CO2 Embodiments in International Trade: Evidence from the Harmonised Input-Output and Bilateral Trade Database (STI Working Paper 2009/3)

    This study addresses the issue of carbon embodiments in trade using internationally comparable OECD data sources (input-output, bilateral goods trade and CO2 emissions) for 41 countries/regions by 17 industries.

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