1st Edition

Research and Development Statistics

By R.A. Wilson, D.L. Bosworth, A. Young Copyright 1993
    248 Pages
    by Chapman & Hall

    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.

    Volume XXVII Foreword, Membership of Joint Steering Committee, Editorial, Introduction , Guide to the Series and How to Use it, Review No. 45: Research and Development Statistics, Subject Index


    Robert A. Wilson, Institute for Employment Research, University Of Warwick. Derek L. Bosworth, Manchester School of Management, UMIST. Alison Young, OECD, Paris.