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R&D Exports and Imports

Francisco Moris

in International Trade in Services and Intangibles in the Era of Globalization

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780226709598
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226709604 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226709604.003.0006
R&D Exports and Imports

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This chapter discusses issues of globalization statistics and research and development (R&D) accounting as defined in several international statistical manuals and presents U.S. data on R&D-related trade and trade-expenditure ratios. It introduces data on affiliated international trade in R&D-related services from Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) surveys on international transactions. This chapter also compares the R&D services trade data with well-known statistics on industrial R&D from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in terms of their underlying accounting concepts.

Keywords: R&D accounting; statistics and research; trade-expenditure ratio; Bureau of Economic Analysis; international transactions; accounting concepts; National Science Foundation; service trade data

Chapter.  10272 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: International Economics

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