Annual Survey of Research and Development of Canadian Private Non-profit Organizations (RDNP)

Results of research and development of institutional unit, proportion

Results of research and development refers to improvements achieved with research and development expenditures. These improvements can be related to products or to activities performed in the enterprise.

Institutional unit refers to an economic entity that is capable, in its own right, of owning assets, incurring liabilities, and engaging in economic activities and in transactions with other entities. There is a hierarchical relationship between institutional units and establishments. An institutional unit contains one or more entire establishment(s); an establishment belongs to one and only one institutional unit. There are two main types of units in the real world that may qualify as institutional units, namely persons or groups of persons in the form of households, and legal or social entities.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Percentage
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