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  • 23-September-2008


    The Global Competition for Talent: Mobility of the Highly Skilled

    This publication discusses the dimensions, significance and policy implications of international flows of human resources in science and technology (HRST) and aims to extend understanding of the dimensions of HRST mobility, particularly of scientists, engineers and researchers.

  • 11-September-2008


    OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: China

    This review assesses the current status of China’s national innovation system and policies, and recommends the most important improvements required in both the policy and institutional environments for China to succeed in promoting innovation through a market-based approach.

  • 8-September-2008

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    Compendium of Patent Statistics 2008

    This document provides a snapshot of the latest available internationally comparable data on patents. The indicators presented are specifically designed to reflect recent trends in inventive activities across a wide range of OECD member and non-member countries.

  • 16-July-2008

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    Mathematics in Industry

    This report contains findings emphasising the significant (and largely unrealised) potential of applying advanced mathematics to modern industrial problems. Mechanisms of proven efficacy are described, for implementation by universities, institutes, companies and government agencies.

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  • 1-July-2008


    OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Norway

    This volume reviews the strengths and weaknesses of Norway’s innovation system and recommends steps the government could take to foster innovation activity and increase the impact of innovation on the country’s future prosperity and social well-being.

  • 16-June-2008


    The Internationalisation of Business R&D: Evidence, Impacts and Implications

    Intensified global competition has forced companies to innovate and develop commercially viable products and services faster. This report brings together the empirical evidence on the internationalisation of business research and development.

  • 6-June-2008


    The OECD REGPAT Database: A Presentation (STI Working Paper 2008/2)

    This database presents patent data linked to regions according to the addresses of the applicants and inventors. The data have been regionalised at a very detailed level so that more than 2000 regions are covered across OECD countries.

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  • 23-April-2008


    The Measurement of Globalisation Using International Input-Output Tables (STI Working Paper 2007/8)

    One of the distinctive characteristics of the current globalisation process is the emergence of global value chains. This paper shows how international input-output tables can be used to provide empirical evidence of the growing importance of these global value chains.

  • 11-February-2008


    OECD Working Party on Nanotechnology

    The Working Party on Nanotechnology (WPN) convened at its second meeting 13-16 November 2007 in Paris to finalize work programs for the different projects and move forward especially with the work on statistics and indicators and impacts of nanotechnology on companies and bu

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  • 1-February-2008


    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.

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