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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.
This paper aims to capture current inventive activities in nanotechnologies based on the analysis of patent applications to the European Patent Office (EPO).
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.
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.
This paper examines the extent to which manufacturing output and employment are declining in OECD countries and explores possible causes.
This paper describes the compilation of these tables in the hope that this may benefit input-output compilers in national statistical offices and provide them with a better understanding of the information needed by the OECD to compile these tables in order to meet the demands of users.
This paper is primarily aimed at a non-technical audience and focuses on the applications and important policy questions that can benefit from the availability of harmonised input-output tables, such as those developed over the years by the OECD.
This paper estimates domestic productivity relationships for a sample of 16 OECD countries through probably the most general specification yet.
This paper examines recent evidence and also reviews macroeconomic statistics related to the development of technology markets. It examines approaches to the valuation of patents and the policy initiatives undertaken by OECD countries to foster patent valuation and exploitation.
This paper examines the tax treatment of corporate expenditures on selected intellectual assets and develops an indicator of the relative generosity of tax systems in OECD countries to such investments.