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 RaD. The real levels of commitment to RaD form strategic information for business enterprise and governments who are increasingly concerned about quality competition. In particular it reviews expenditure and manpowere measures of RaD activity. The detailed listings are preceded by definitions of RaD related to the sciope and limitations of the data collected. All those working on technological change and industrial economics will need this book.Guide No. 4 sets out the general sources of Raamp;D data, sources relating to government funded Raamp;D, Research Councilsa#39; ... in the Frascati Manual [B.56] either as defined in the manual itself or as paraphrased in national survey questionnaires.
|Title||:||Research and Development Statistics|
|Author||:||R.A. Wilson, D.L. Bosworth, A. Young|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 1993-04-29|