Working Papers


  • 1-February-2008

    English

    Measuring Security and Trust in the Online Environment: A View Using Official Data (STI Digital Economy Paper 140)

    This paper reviews available official statistics on trust and security in the online environment. It discusses whether security concerns are an obstacle to Internet use and examines how people and companies protect their equipment and networks.

  • 31-January-2008

    English

  • 9-January-2008

    English

    Measuring the Impacts of ICT Using Official Statistics (STI Digital Economy Paper 136)

    Policy makers everywhere want to know about the social and economic impacts of ICT. The aim of this paper is to examine statistical issues associated with their measurement and to suggest areas for future work.

  • 19-December-2007

    English

    Mapping Careers and Mobility of Doctorate Holders: Draft Guidelines, Model Questionnaire and Indicators (STI Working Paper 2007/6)

    This document presents the three main components of a collaborative project on careers of doctorate holders: 1) the methodological guidelines; 2) a core model questionnaire and instruction manual; and 3) output indicator tables used for reporting data at the international level.

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  • 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.

  • 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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  • 14-June-2007

    English

    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).

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  • 6-February-2007

    English

    Labour Market Characteristics and International Mobility of Doctorate Holders: Results for Seven Countries (STI Working Paper 2007/2)

    This paper presents the results of a first data collection on the main demographic, educational, labour market and mobility patterns of doctoral graduates for seven countries.

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  • 31-January-2007

    English

    Capturing the Evolving Nature of Science, the Development of New Scientific Indicators and the Mapping of Science (STI Working Paper 2007/1)

    The mapping of knowledge is increasingly recognised as a new, evolving area of research. The aim of this study is to map current trends in scientific activities with a view to better understanding and tracking the changing nature of science.

  • 27-October-2006

    English

    The Changing Nature of Manufacturing in OECD Economies (STI Working Paper 2006/9)

    This paper examines the extent to which manufacturing output and employment are declining in OECD countries and explores possible causes.

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