Latest Documents

  • 1-November-2003


    Comparing Labour Productivity Growth in the OECD Area: The Role of Measurement (STI Working Paper 2003/14)

    This paper examines how measurement problems affect international comparisons of labour productivity.

  • 31-October-2003


    An Overview of Biotechnology Statistics in Selected Countries (STI Working Paper 2003/13)

    As biotechnology becomes increasingly viewed as a strategic sector, the need for reliable statistics from which informed policy decisions can be made grows. This report provides an update on the biotechnology industry, based on primarily official statistical sources.

  • 29-September-2003


    Governance of Public Research: Toward Better Practices

    This report addresses issues related to governance of public research, describes the challenges and provides evidence of the reforms that have been developed. Good practices are highlighted and policy lessons are drawn.

  • 29-June-2003


    Availability and Characteristics of Surveys on the Destination of Doctorate Recipients in OECD Countries (STI Working Paper 2003/9)

    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.

  • 27-June-2003


    Targeting R&D: Economic and Policy Implications of Increasing R&D Spending (STI Working Paper 2003/8)

    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.

  • 25-June-2003


    Productivity Growth in Service Industries: An Assessment of Recent Patterns and the Role of Measurement (STI Working Paper 2003/7)

    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.

  • 24-June-2003


    Measuring Investment in Software (STI Working Paper 2003/6)

    This paper reviews a set of recommendations describing a harmonised method for estimating software.

  • 23-June-2003


    Biotechnology Indicators and Public Policy (STI Working Paper 2003/5)

    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.

  • 27-May-2003


    Turning Science into Business: Patenting and Licensing at Public Research Organisations

    This publication contains survey data on academic patenting and licensing and several case studies on the policies and practices for managing intellectual property.

  • 17-January-2003


    Using Patents to Map Technical Change in Health-Related Areas (STI Working Paper 2002/16)

    This document reports findings regarding the use of patents data for understanding various dimensions of technical change in health-related areas.

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