Estimates of Research and Development Personnel in Canada, 1979 to 2002 - 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 we shall present some statistical estimates and definitions concerning R&D personnel. Data on R&D personnel are derived from surveys and from estimates based on various data sources.

Issue Number: 2005008
Author(s): Thompson, Janet
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PDFMay 3, 2005