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This handbook reviews the methods employed in price indexes to adjust for quality change: “conventional” quality adjustment methods and hedonic price indexes.
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.
Final agenda of the SIP-DRC Workshop on IPR in Beijing, China held on 20-21 April 2004.
This paper provides estimates of the stocks and flows of human resources HRST in India, and their breakdown by education and occupation. It provides estimates of the number of highly skilled people moving to India and out of India in the 1990s, mainly to the US.
This paper describes the results of two specific primary surveys, one of IT professionals in the city of Bangalore and their role in making the city a corridor for international mobility of Indian professionals, and the second a survey of health professionals in New Delhi....
This paper is a study of the productivity of plants owned by US firms located in the UK.
This paper shows that China is catching up rapidly with other dynamic Asian economies and the Triad economies on a score of indicators relating to the knowledge-based economy. Report produced with the support of the OECD Centre for Co-operation with Non-Members (CCNM).
Building on an earlier study of patterns on firm entry, exit growth and survival (DSTI Working Paper 2004/1), this paper takes a closer look at the role of policies and institutions for firm entry and survival and at the link between new firm creation and economic performance.
How precisely does ICT affect economic growth and the efficiency of firms? How well can these impacts be measured? And under which conditions do the impacts of ICT emerge?
This paper illustrates the process of defining patent families and outlines the methodology used to build triadic patent families.