Science and Technology
Books and Papers
Published every two years, the STI Scoreboard analyses the major trends in knowledge and innovation in today’s global economy.
This paper explores the development of the bioplastics sector and its role in national bioeconomy strategies. It finds that bioplastics are at a disadvantage compared to some other biobased products, notably biofuels, that often benefit from preferential treatment. It also notes that greater...
This table includes data on gross expenditure on research and development. The table is part of the key tables collection on science and technology.
This work shows that business investment in knowledge-based capital is a key to future productivity growth and living standards and sets out recommendations in the fields of: innovation; taxation; entrepreneurship and business development; corporate...
This paper presents an analysis of the labour market and mobility indicators generated by the second large-scale data collection on Careers of Doctorate Holders, a joint project by the OECD, UNESCO Institute for Statistics and Eurostat. There has been a steady increase in the number of doctoral...
Thematic Video on Science and Technology
Did you know that in the OECD area, real growth in R&D spending slowed between 2007 and 2008 resulting in a 0.9% decrease, while non-OECD economies continue to expand by increasing investments in R&D?