Research and Development Statistics

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CRC Press, Apr 29, 1993 - Business & Economics - 248 pages
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Reviews of United Kingdom Statistical Sources are comprehensive and authoritative surveys of the economic and social statistics for the United Kingdom. They are indispensable to anyone who needs to gain a thorough understanding of the sources for the study of the area under consideration. This volume is concerned with the key area of investment in research and development activity. It considers the approaches adopted to the measurement of the level and nature of R&D. The real levels of commitment to R&D form strategic information for business enterprise and governments who are increasingly concerned about quality competition. In particular it reviews expenditure and manpowere measures of R&D activity. The detailed listings are preceded by definitions of R&D related to the sciope and limitations of the data collected. All those working on technological change and industrial economics will need this book.
 

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Contents

Abbreviations and Acronyms
9
The National Survey
29
Net Government Expenditure on RD
55
The Science Budget
71
Total RD Aggregate Measure
128
Gross expenditure
134
Defence RD
143
Universities Higher Education
147
Overseas Royalties
153
By qualification
160
Vacancies
167
Subject Index
219
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