OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2007
Innovation and Performance in the Global Economy
New edition released in December 2009:
Published every two years, the OECD Science, Technology and Industry (STI) Scoreboard brings together over 200 internationally comparable quality indicators to explore the progress of national innovation strategies and recent developments in science, technology and industry.
Its goal is to inform policy makers on questions of high policy interest, including:
By providing a wide array of indicators for policy analysis, the STI Scoreboard has become a widely used reference which combines statistical rigour with easy access and readability. The key findings are presented as bullet points alongside graphs highlighting the relative importance of countries. In addition, brief technical notes provide further methodological details on the indicators, along with links to useful references and data sources
Statlinks give users easy access to the ExcelTM spreadsheets containing the data used in charts and figures.
Publication of the STI Scoreboard alternates every year with the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook.
The STI Scoreboard 2007 includes all-new sections covering areas high on the agenda of OECD member countries:
Throughout the world, innovation and globalisation are the two major sources of economic performance. They directly affect productivity, job creation and citizens' well-being, and they help make it possible to address global challenges such as health and the environment. As their role has taken on greater prominence, their characteristics have evolved and policies have had to adapt.
This eighth edition of the Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard explores recent developments in matters relating to science, technology, globalisation and industrial performance. In this regard, it compares characteristics of OECD member and major non-member economies and provides information on national policies that have been implemented and their outcome. Major findings include:
Summaries of the 2007 Scoreboard are available in the following languages:
Chinese | Czech | Danish | Dutch | Finnish
French | German | Greek | Hungarian | Icelandic
Italian | Japanese | Korean | Norwegian
Polish | Portuguese | Russian | Slovak
Spanish | Swedish | Turkish
The complete STI Scoreboard 2007 is also available free on line and provides easy access to individual sections and links to the databases used. Spreadsheets containing the data used in the charts and figures are only a click away. Each indicator is also downloadable in pdf format. Click here to access the online Scoreboard. (Alternative link: click here for mirror site)
How to obtain this publication
Readers can access the full version of the STI Scoreboard 2007 in the following ways:
Notes on the following countries are available:
France | Germany | Mexico | United Kingdom | United States