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As far as we know, there is no study that identifies databases on the destination of doctorate recipients, including at international level. This report has two objectives: to review existing statistical sources in the OECD countries, and discuss their comparability.
This paper examines the factors that have contributed to the growing popularity of R&D spending targets and analyses in more detail the economic and structural consequences of achieving the increased levels of R&D spending.
This paper examines recent patterns in productivity growth of service industries and analyses the role of problems in measuring service productivity growth on industry and aggregate productivity growth.
This paper reviews a set of recommendations describing a harmonised method for estimating software.
This paper provides input and a framework for a broader discussion of the identification of user needs that should inform the development of biotechnology statistics and indicators.
OECD governments have agreed on guidelines outlining a framework for international co-operation to protect consumers against the growing problem of cross-border fraud, particularly on the Internet.
Drawing on the 1999 OECD Guidelines for Consumer Protection in the Context of Electronic Commerce, this document explains how accurate and available Whois data can contribute to building consumer trust in the online marketplace.
This publication contains survey data on academic patenting and licensing and several case studies on the policies and practices for managing intellectual property.
This booklet describes how biotechnology and genomics science can be used to fight neglected infectious diseases as well as reviewing the challenges facing Governments to overcome market failure in supply of products. It draws on discussions a...
Using recent data, this new report revisits ICT's contribution to economic performance. What measures should OECD governments take to seize the benefits of ICT? The findings and policy implications are summarised in this report.