Working Papers


  • 22-May-2006

    English

    Tax Treatment of Business Investments in Intellectual Assets: An International Comparison (STI Working Paper 2006/4)

    This paper examines the tax treatment of corporate expenditures on selected intellectual assets and develops an indicator of the relative generosity of tax systems in OECD countries to such investments.

  • 31-August-2005

    English

    The Contribution of Foreign Affilliates to Productivity Growth: Evidence from OECD Countries (STI Working Paper 2005/8)

    This study quantifies the contribution of foreign affiliates to productivity growth using a growth accounting approach and compares the presence of foreign affiliates across OECD countries. The analysis confirms that foreign affiliates can make an important contribution to productivity growth.

  • 22-March-2005

    English

    Status and Overview of Official ICT Indicators for China (STI Working Paper 2005/4)

    This paper examines the state of official ICT statistics in China and tries to assess ICT development in China from the information currently available.

  • 11-February-2005

    English

    The Service Economy in OECD Countries (STI Working Paper 2005/3)

    The service sector accounts for about 70% of aggregate production and employment in OECD economies and continues to grow. Countries differ, however, in the role and performance of the service sector. This paper examines the performance of the services sector across OECD countries.

  • 22-March-2004

    English

    An Emerging Knowledge-Based Economy in China? Indicators from OECD Databases (STI Working Paper 2004/4)

    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).

  • 17-March-2004

    English

    Triadic Patent Families Methodology (STI Working Paper 2004/2)

    This paper illustrates the process of defining patent families and outlines the methodology used to build triadic patent families.

  • 3-November-2003

    English

    Carbon Dioxide Emissions Embodied in International Trade of Goods (STI Working Paper 2003/15)

    This paper explores trade in goods by creating an indicator that estimates CO2 emissions related to domestic demand for 24 countries (responsible for 80% of global CO2 emissions) as a complement to the more common emission indicator used in the Kyoto Protocol

  • 27-June-2003

    English

    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.

  • 23-June-2003

    English

    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.

  • 17-January-2003

    English

    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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