Research and Development in a Service Economy
AbstractCanadahas a service economy and R&D in Canda is mainly a service sector activity. This paper examines the sectoral distribution of expenditure on R&D performance, with emphasis on the business sector in Cnada and with international comparisons. The principal observation is the key role played by service industry firms in the performing and commissioning of R&D.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Statistique Canada, Sciences et technologie- in its series Papers with number 12.
Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ; SERVICE INDUSTRY;
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