Social sciences (for R&D data)

Definition

Social sciences include: psychology; economics and business; educational sciences; sociology; law; political science; social and economic geography; media and communications; and other social sciences.

Data source

R&D surveys.

Source definition

OECD (2007), Revised Fields of Science and Technology (FoS) Classification in the Frascati Manual.

Purpose

To break down R&D expenditure and personnel by fields of science.