Working Papers


  • 22-September-2005

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    Growth in Services: Fostering Employment, Productivity and Innovation (STI Digital Economy Paper 94)

    The services sector now accounts for over 70% of total employment and value added in OECD economies. It also accounts for almost all employment growth in the OECD area.

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  • 31-August-2005

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    The Contribution of Foreign Affilliates to Productivity Growth: Evidence from OECD Countries (STI Working Paper 2005/8)

    This study quantifies the contribution of foreign affiliates to productivity growth using a growth accounting approach and compares the presence of foreign affiliates across OECD countries. The analysis confirms that foreign affiliates can make an important contribution to productivity growth.

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  • 31-May-2005

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    Dynamics of Biotechnology Research and Industry in India: Statistics, Perspectives and Key Policy Issues (STI Working Paper 2005/6)

    This paper provides an inventory of biotechnology data collection in India, including an assessment of how the need for biotechnology-related statistics is being addressed. It also presents an overview of the status of biotechnology in India, with a focus on the agricultural and health sectors.

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  • 30-May-2005

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    Measuring the Interaction Between Manufacturing and Services (STI Working Paper 2005/5)

    This paper examines the interaction between services and manufacturing using several types of data and shows that the distinction between manufacturing and services is blurring. It also shows that a growing share of workers in the manufacturing sector is engaged in services-related occupations.

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  • 22-March-2005

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    Status and Overview of Official ICT Indicators for China (STI Working Paper 2005/4)

    This paper examines the state of official ICT statistics in China and tries to assess ICT development in China from the information currently available.

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  • 11-February-2005

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    The Service Economy in OECD Countries (STI Working Paper 2005/3)

    The service sector accounts for about 70% of aggregate production and employment in OECD economies and continues to grow. Countries differ, however, in the role and performance of the service sector. This paper examines the performance of the services sector across OECD countries.

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  • 9-February-2005

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    Impact of Patent Cooperation Treaty Data on EPO Patent Statistics and Improving the Timeliness of EPO Indicators (STI Working Paper 2005/2)

    This paper analyses the impact of the PCT data on the European Patent Office (EPO) patent statistics, and explores methods to improve the timeliness of the EPO indicators by estimating the number of PCT applications which enter the EPO regional phase.

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  • 8-February-2005

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    Promoting Intellectual Property Rights Policy and Enforcement in China (STI Working Paper 2005/1)

    This report summarises two policy dialogues that the OECD organised with China in 2004. These dialogues aimed at assisting China in its efforts to further improve IPR policy and enforcement by sharing the experience of OECD countries on a range of issues of special relevance and interest to China.

  • 23-December-2004

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    Highly Skilled Labour and International Mobility in South America (STI Working Paper 2004/10)

    This paper presents the main trends in respect of the supply of human resources in science and technology (HRST) in Latin America and the international mobility of its highly skilled labour.

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  • 8-October-2004

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    Handbook on Hedonic Indexes and Quality Adjustments in Price Indexes: Special Application to Information Technology Products (STI Working Paper 2004/9)

    This handbook reviews the methods employed in price indexes to adjust for quality change: “conventional” quality adjustment methods and hedonic price indexes.

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