OECD Science, Technology and R&D Statistics

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The Science and Technology Database Set comprises two databases: Basic Science and Technology Statistics, covering resources devoted to research and development (R&D) and indicators of the results of science and technology (S&T) activities, such as patents and technology balance of payments; and Main Science and Technology Indicators a timely selection of the most frequently used indicators on the scientific and technological performance of the OECD Member countries: resources devoted to R&D, measures of output and the impact on S&T activities (patents, technology balance of payments, trade in high-technology industries).

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Research and Development Statistics: Other national R-D expenditure by field of science and by type of cost (Edition 2015) You do not have access to this content

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This table comprises statistics on national R-D expenditure by field of science and by type of cost on research and development (R&D) expenditure performed in the higher education and private non-profit sectors by field of science (natural sciences, engineering, medical sciences, agricultural sciences, social sciences, and humanities) and type of costs (current expenditures, capital expenditures). Date are presented from 1981 onwards and are expressed in various units of measure such as million of national currency, million 2000 dollars and million PPP dollars.

Keywords:  RD, current costs, type of cost, research and development, capital expenditures, Field of science, statistics, national currency, R&D expenditure, engineering, social science, labour costs
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