Science and Technology

OECD’s work develops evidence-based policy advice on the contribution of science, technology and innovation to our economies and societies covering a broad range of topics.
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Oslo Manual 2018

What is innovation and how should it be measured? Understanding the scale of innovation activities, the characteristics of innovative firms and the internal and systemic factors that can influence innovation is a prerequisite for the pursuit and...
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Enhancing Rural Innovation in Canada

The report sets the scene for rural innovation in Canada, explores the policy and governance environment for key regional innovation initiatives, and includes a special topic chapter on green innovation in rural regions of Canada.
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Space economy investment trends

Over the last decade, the space economy has seen significant shifts, welcoming new entrants and types of capital. Annual launch activity has increased, in large part thanks to the influx of private investment. This raises questions about the future...

The impact of Artificial Intelligence on productivity, distribution and growth

This paper explores the economics of Artificial Intelligence (AI), focusing on its potential as a new General-Purpose Technology that can significantly influence economic productivity and societal wellbeing. It examines AI's unique capacity for...
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What role will artificial intelligence (AI) play in the classroom?

Much talk about technology in the 21st century is focused around the advent of a new level of computing: artificial intelligence (AI). No sector will…
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Main Science and Technology Indicators, Volume 2022 Issue 2

This biannual publication provides a set of indicators that reflect the level and structure of the efforts undertaken by OECD member countries and selected non-member economies in the field of science and technology.

OECD Policy Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What are the impacts and consequences of the coronavirus pandemic on our lives and our societies - our healthcare systems, our jobs and education, our businesses, financial markets and economies.

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