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OECD Science, Technology, and Industry Scoreboard

OECD Science, Technology, & Industry Scoreboard

Paperback Published: 18th March 2004
ISBN: 9789264103641
Number Of Pages: 196

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How far have OECD countries advanced in their move to a knowledge-based economy? Which new technologies are growing in importance? How far have information and communications technologies spread? How are these trends affecting the global interaction of economies, in trade and investment as well as science and technology? And how does this affect productivity and industrial competitiveness? Over 200 graphs, many of which are new to this edition—the sixth in a series spanning a decade —provide a comprehensive picture of countries' performance in the areas of science, technology, globalization, and industry. New indicators address emerging policy issues: international mobility of researchers and scientists, innovation as measured by patent families, biotechnology, nanotechnology, new indicators on the information economy, the role of multinational enterprises, productivity, firm turnover, and industrial performance. With the essential findings presented as bullet points and in methodological notes on indicators and data sources, this publication combines statistical rigor with easy access and readability. A supplemental electronic version, available at www.oecd.org/sti/scoreboard, makes individual sections, an elaborate data appendix, and links to the underlying databases readily available. The electronic version also gives users "clickable" access to the data used in charts and figures.

Highlightsp. 7
Investment in knowledgep. 16
Trends in domestic R&D expenditurep. 18
R&D financing and performancep. 20
Business R&Dp. 22
Business R&D by industryp. 24
R&D in selected ICT industries and ict patentsp. 26
Business R&D by size classes of firmsp. 28
R&D performed by the higher education and government sectorsp. 30
Biotechnology R&D, venture capital and patentsp. 32
Health-related R&Dp. 34
Basic researchp. 36
Defence R&D in government budgetsp. 38
Space R&D and innovationp. 40
Tax treatment of R&Dp. 42
Nanotechnologyp. 44
Venture capitalp. 46
Human resourcesp. 48
Flows of university graduatesp. 50
Employment of tertiary-level graduatesp. 52
Human resources in science and technologyp. 54
Researchersp. 56
International mobility of human capitalp. 58
International mobility of PhD studentsp. 60
Patent applications to the European Patent Officep. 62
Patent familiesp. 64
R&D in non-OECD economiesp. 66
Patenting in non-OECD economiesp. 68
Human resources in non-OECD economiesp. 70
Scientific publicationsp. 72
Investment in ICT equipment and softwarep. 74
Occupations and skills in the information economyp. 76
Telecommunication networksp. 78
Internet infrastructurep. 80
Internet subscribers and number of secure serversp. 82
ICT access by householdsp. 84
Use of the Internet by individualsp. 86
Internet access and use by enterprise size and industryp. 88
Internet and electronic commerce by size of enterprisep. 90
Internet and electronic commerce by activity of enterprisep. 92
The price of Internet access and usep. 94
Size and growth of the ICT sectorp. 96
Contribution of the ICT sector to employmentp. 98
Contribution of the ICT sector to international tradep. 100
Trends in international trade and investment flowsp. 102
International tradep. 104
Exposure to international trade competition by industryp. 106
Intra-firm trade in total tradep. 108
Import content of exportsp. 110
Foreign direct investment flowsp. 112
Cross-border mergers and acquisitionsp. 114
Activity of affiliates under foreign control in manufacturingp. 116
Activity of affiliates under foreign control in servicesp. 118
The contribution of multinationals to value added and labour productivityp. 120
Internationalisation of manufacturing R&Dp. 122
Cross-border ownership of inventionsp. 124
International co-operation in science and technologyp. 126
Technology balance of paymentsp. 128
Differences in income and productivityp. 130
Income and productivity levels in the OECD area, 1950-2002p. 132
Labour productivity growthp. 134
Growth accounting for OECD countriesp. 136
Labour productivity growth by industryp. 138
Technology- and knowledge-intensive industriesp. 140
The structure of OECD economiesp. 142
Services sector value-added embodied in manufactured goodsp. 145
International trade by technological intensityp. 147
Trade in high- and medium-high-technology industriesp. 148
Revealed comparative advantage by technological intensityp. 150
Entry, exit and survival of firmsp. 152
Classification of Manufacturing Industries Based on Technologyp. 155
Main OECD Databases Usedp. 159
Statistical Annexp. 163
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ISBN: 9789264103641
ISBN-10: 9264103643
Series: OECD Science, Technology, & Industry Scoreboard
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 18th March 2004
Country of Publication: FR
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 19.76  x 1.02
Weight (kg): 0.4