Social sciences and humanities (for R&D data)

Definition

Social sciences and humanities include: -Social sciences: psychology; economics and business; educational sciences; sociology; law; political science; social and economic geography; media and communications; other social sciences; and-Humanities: history and archaeology; languages and literature; philosophy, ethics and religion; arts (art, history of arts, performing arts, music); and other humanities.

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.