JUNE 2019

The Annual G20 Scorecard – Research Performance 2019

The world’s most prosperous economies are also among the most innovative ones and innovation is driven first and foremost by research. Research boosts economic growth and drives progress as the benefits of research are realized through economic, social and cultural outcomes.

This fourth report from the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) examines the research performance of the G20 and includes a scorecard and executive summary for each member nation: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom and the USA.

Did you miss any of ISI’s previous Global Research Reports?

This publication series aims to inform and stimulate debate at the highest levels. The reports demonstrate the huge potential of research data to inform management issues in research assessment and research policy.

  • Profiles Not Metrics, January 2019 here
  • The Plan S Footprint: Implications for the Scholarly Publishing Landscape, February 2019 here
  • Navigating the Structure of Research on Sustainable Development Goals, April 2019 here


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