Review of issues related to methods, criteria and indicators for widening actions

Peck, Frank ORCID logo ORCID: (2018) Review of issues related to methods, criteria and indicators for widening actions. Studies and Reports: Directorate-General for Research and Innovation. European Commission, Luxembourg.

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The purpose of this report is to assess the criteria that might be used to assist in targeting future “widening actions” that are intended to address inequality in research and innovation performance between EU Member States. A range of single indicators is assessed including measures based on expenditure, publication and patenting. Composite indicators are also considered. The report further includes socio-economic indicators alongside conventional measures of research and innovation. It is recommended that the Commission consider further the merits of a “filtering” methodology based on headline measures of economic performance (GDP per head), research performance (scientific publication in the top 10% citations) and innovation (PCT patent applications).

Item Type: Report
Publisher: European Commission
ISBN: 9789279879517
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Departments: Academic Departments > Business, Law, Policing & Social Sciences (BLPSS) > Business
Additional Information: Report prepared for the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, Unit B5 – Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation.
Depositing User: Frank Peck
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2018 09:47
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024 20:01


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