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The internationally recognized methodology for collecting and using R&D statistics, the Frascati Manual is an essential tool for statisticians worldwide. It includes definitions of basic concepts, data collection guidelines, and classifications for compiling statistics. This updated edition contains improved guidelines adjusted for changes in OECD economies, including measurement of service-sector R&D, R&D globalisation, and R&D human resources.
Table of contents:
Chapter 1. Aim and Scope of the Manual Chapter 2. Basic Definitions and Conventions Chapter 3. Institutional Classification Chapter 4. Functional Distribution Chapter 5. Measurement of R&D Personnel Chapter 6. Measurement of Expenditures Devoted to R&D Chapter 7. Survey Methodology and Procedures Chapter 8. Government Budget Appropriations or Outlays for R&D by Socio-Economic Objectives Annex 1. Brief History and Origins of the Present Manual Annex 2. Obtaining Data on R&D in the Higher Education Sector Annex 3. The Treatment of R&D in the United Nations System of National Accounts Annex 4. R&D Related to Health, Information and Communications Technology, and Biotechnology Annex 5. Methods of Deriving Regional R&D Data Annex 6. Work on S&T Indicators in Other International Organisations Annex 7. Other Science and Technology Indicators Annex 8. Practical Methods of Providing Up-to-Date Estimates and Projections of Resources Devoted to R&D Annex 9. R&D Deflators an Currency Converters Annex 10. Supplementary Guidance on the Classification of Large R&D Projects with Special Reference to the Defense and Aerospace Industries Annex 11. Correspondence between the Categories of R&D Personnel by Occupation in the Frascati Manuala nd ISCO-88 Classes Acronyms Bibliography Index by Paragraph Number