Using Science and Technology Indicators to Support Knowledge-based Economies
Tijssen, Robert and Hollanders, Hugo (2006). Using Science and Technology Indicators to Support Knowledge-based Economies. United Nations University Policy Brief. UNU-MERIT.
Sub-type Policy brief Author Tijssen, Robert
Title Using Science and Technology Indicators to Support Knowledge-based Economies Series Title United Nations University Policy Brief Volume/Issue No. 11 Publication Date 2006 Place of Publication Maastricht Publisher UNU-MERIT Pages 8 Language eng Abstract Statistical information is essential for understanding and appreciating the key contribution of science and technology (S&T) within knowledge-based economies. Quantitative indicators based on these statistics help measure, monitor and benchmark the performance of well- developed S&T systems in advanced industrialized countries. Many question whether the existing indicators have equal relevance for less developed countries. This Policy Brief reviews recent trends and highlights key advantages of the applications associated with these indicators for strategic management and policymaking within developing countries. Copyright Holder United Nations University Copyright Year 2006 Copyright type Creative commons ISSN 1814802 ISBN 97892808
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