nep-ict New Economics Papers
on Information and Communication Technologies
Issue of 2017‒06‒11
one paper chosen by
Walter Frisch
Universität Wien

  1. The 2017 PREDICT Key Facts Report. An analysis of ICT R&D in the EU and beyond By Matilde Mas; Juan Fernandez de Guevara; Juan Carlos Robledo; Montserrat Lopez-Cobo

  1. By: Matilde Mas (University of Valencia and Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas (IVIE)); Juan Fernandez de Guevara (University of Valencia and Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas (IVIE)); Juan Carlos Robledo (Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas (IVIE)); Montserrat Lopez-Cobo (European Commission - JRC)
    Abstract: The 2017 PREDICT Key Facts Report provides a detailed analysis of the state of ICT R&D activities in the European Union. This is the tenth edition of a series that is published annually. Like the previous editions, an online version is available at: The PREDICT dataset 2017 is based on the latest data available from official sources (such as the Eurostat and OECD, National Accounts and R&D statistics). It also includes the novelty of backwards reconstruction of the series from 1995, which allows it to cover the period from 1995 to 2014. Therefore, it provides a long-term analysis of the EU ICT sector and its R&D, covering a whole cycle since the initial expansion years, the double recession that began in early 2008, and the most recent evolution up to 2014.
    Keywords: R&D, ICT, innovation, statistics, digital economy, ICT industry analysis, ICT R&D and innovation
    JEL: O30 O32 O52
    Date: 2017–05

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