Estimates of Research and Development Personnel in Canada, 1979 to 1999 - ARCHIVED
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Canada's economic growth and competitiveness depends on scientific and technological development and also on the people responsible for this development, especially those engaged in research and development (R&D). The number of R&D personnel is a supplementary measure to the statistics on intramural expenditures on R&D. In this report some statistical estimates and definitions concerning R&D personnel are presented. Data on R&D personnel are derived from surveys and from estimates based on various data sources.