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Linking Frascati-based R&D Spending to the System of National Accounts


  • Carol A. Robbins

    (Bureau of Economic Analysis)


This paper provides a framework for translating research and development expenditure data organized based on the Frascati Manual to a measure of gross output consistent with The System of National Accounts 1993. This translation sets up the output measures and sectoral framework for the capitalization of R&D expenditures in a Satellite Account.

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  • Carol A. Robbins, 2006. "Linking Frascati-based R&D Spending to the System of National Accounts," BEA Papers 0062, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
  • Handle: RePEc:bea:papers:0062

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    1. Karsten Bjerring Olsen, 2006. "Productivity Impacts of Offshoring and Outsourcing: A Review," OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Papers 2006/1, OECD Publishing.
    2. Ralph H. Kozlow & Maria Borga, 2004. ""Offshoring" and the U.s. Balance of Payments," BEA Papers 0038, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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    • E60 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - General


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