Commercialization as a statistical concept? - ARCHIVED

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While Statistics Canada has been measuring certain aspects of commercialization for a long time, the current usage of the word is challenging the statistical system. Universities and federal labs sometimes commercialize their technologies and we measure their license revenues and spin-off firms. In the private sector, commercialization is called "survival". How do we provide a framework and indicators of "everything"?

Issue Number: 2005001
Author(s): Bordt, Michael
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PDFFebruary 9, 2005