R&D worldwide

Published: 25 August 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/j3nv4pfd8g.1
Gustavo Ferro


Country statistics on referred scientific publications, human and material resources devoted to R&D, and patents. Compiled for an efficiency assessment by country through Data Envelopment Analysis methodology.


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The database was built with public information from: Scimago (2020). https://www.scimagojr.com/countryrank.php (published papers) UNESCO (2020). http://data.uis.unesco.org/ (human and material resources) WIPO (2020). https://www.wipo.int/patents/en/ (patents) World Bank (2020). https://data.worldbank.org/ (population and macroeconomic data)