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The preliminary R&D satellite account for the UK: a sensitivity analysis


  • Peter Evans

    (Office for National Statistics)

  • Michael Hatcher

    (Office for National Statistics)

  • Damian Whittard

    (Office for National Statistics)


Builds on previous work in this journal which treated R & D expenditure as investment in an intangible scientific assetThis article builds on previous work in Economic & Labour Market Review which treated expenditure on research and development as investment in an intangible scientific asset, in line with proposed revisions to the System ofNational Accounts (SNA). The purpose of the analysis is to communicate to users the degree of sensitivity of the results previously presented to changesin the key assumptions. The analysis is part of a wider Office for National Statistics contribution to Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developmentwork updating the 1993 SNA, and was presented at the International Association for Research on Income and Wealth conference in Slovenia in August 2008. Economic & Labour Market Review (2008) 2, 37–43; doi:10.1057/elmr.2008.138

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  • Peter Evans & Michael Hatcher & Damian Whittard, 2008. "The preliminary R&D satellite account for the UK: a sensitivity analysis," Economic & Labour Market Review, Palgrave Macmillan;Office for National Statistics, vol. 2(9), pages 37-43, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:ecolmr:v:2:y:2008:i:9:p:37-43

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    1. Haskel, J & Goodridge, P & Hughes, A & Wallis, G, 2015. "The contribution of public and private R&D to UK productivity growth," Working Papers 21171, Imperial College, London, Imperial College Business School.

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