Latest Documents


  • 25-October-2001

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    ICT Investment and Economic Growth in the 1990s: Is the United States a Unique Case? A Comparative Study of Nine OECD Countries, STI Working Paper 2001/7

    Investment in information technologies has by no means been confined to the United States and yet, average European or Japanese growth experience has been quite different.

  • 13-September-2001

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    Biotechnology Statistics in OECD Member Countries: Compendium of Existing National Statistics (STI Working Paper 2001/6)

    This document reflects recent efforts made by the OECD to obtain an accurate assessment of the current state of biotechnology statistics in OECD member and observer countries.

  • 15-June-2001

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    R&D and Productivity Growth: Panel Data Analysis of 16 OECD Countries (STI Working Paper 2001/3)

    This study investigates the long-term effects of various types of R&D on multifactor productivity growth, which is the spillover effect of R&D. Econometric estimates are conducted on a panel of 16 OECD countries, over the period 1980-98. All results are averages over countries and time.

  • 24-May-2001

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    Measuring Expenditure on Health-related R&D

    Science and technology improves human health but the pressure for faster and larger improvements is increasing in this area. A fundamental starting point for better understanding the impact of innovation on health is the measurement of research and development.

  • 15-January-2001

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    Economic Growth and Technological Change: An Evolutionary Interpretation (STI Working Paper 2001/1)

    This paper provides a perspective from evolutionary economic theory on recent growth differences in the OECD area.

  • 1-January-2001

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    S&T Labour Markets: Science and Technology Labour Markets: Relevant Aspects of Supply and Demand

    The strategic importance of a deep and solid culture in science and technology is generally accepted for sustaining the growth of future socio-economic systems. Consequently, great efforts have been made by the most advanced countries to develop ...

  • 19-December-2000

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    The Internationalisation of Venture Capital Activity in OECD Countries: Implications for Measurement and Policy (STI Working Paper 2000/7)

    This paper compares venture capital activity across OECD countries by taking into account international venture capital flows.

  • 11-July-2000

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    Biotechnology Statistics in OECD Member Countries: An Inventory (STI Working Paper 2000/6)

    This working paper summarises the information gathered by the OECD Secretariat as part of its work to obtain an accurate assessment of the current state of biotechnology statistics in OECD member and observer countries.

  • 1-July-2000

    English

    A New Economy? The Changing Role of Innovation and Information Technology in Growth

    What is driving recent growth in OECD countries? Whether or not it is appropriate to speak of a "new economy", innovation and technology play crucial roles.

  • 15-June-2000

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    The Impact of Public R&D Expenditure on Business R&D (STI Working Paper 2000/4)

    This document attempts to quantify the aggregate net effect of government funding on business R&D in 17 OECD member countries over the past two decades.

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