Improvements in the estimation of higher education research and development - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 88-003-X20000035763


The growing trend towards a knowledge-based economy has impacted the way research is funded and performed in Canadian universities. As higher quality estimates of R&D activities by this sector are of increasing importance to policy makers, Statistics Canada has begun substantial revisions to the methods for calculating estimates for higher education R&D. The implementation of this plan will provide substantially improved estimates of both dollar values and personnel counts for this sector.

Issue Number: 2000003
Author(s): McPhie, Paul
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PDFOctober 6, 2000