Title: An analysis of national research systems (I): A Composite Indicator for Scientific and Technological Research Excellence
Authors: HARDEMAN SJOERDVAN ROY VINCENTVERTESY DANIELSAISANA Michaela
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2013
JRC N°: JRC83723
ISBN: 978-92-79-32527-4
ISSN: 1831-9424
Other Identifiers: EUR 26093
OPOCE LB-NA-26-093-EN-N
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC83723
DOI: 10.2788/95887
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This paper first develops a framework for the analysis of national research systems, with particular focus on the excellence of scientific and technological research, a central topic for the current European research and innovation policy discourse. Next, after carefully considering measurement and data issues, it proposes a set of strong and weaker country-level indicators of research excellence, based on which a composite indicator of scientific and technological research excellence is proposed and tested for robustness and sensitivity. The research was conducted on behalf of DG-RTD within the framework of the 'Composites_4_IU' project.
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