Social sciences (for R&D data)

Definition

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

Source definition

OECD (2015), Frascati Manual 2015: Guidelines for Collecting and Reporting Data on Research and Experimental Development.

Purpose

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