Para garantizarle una navegación por nuestra web segura y de calidad, le informamos que utilizamos Cookies. Si está de acuerdo clique ACEPTAR. Puede bloquear o eliminar las cookies instaladas en su equipo mediante la configuración de las opciones del navegador. Para más información consulte nuestra Política de Cookies
Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas


Intangible assets: national database (1995-2011)

The Telefónica Foundation and the Ivie has developed the following study on intangible assets for: Activos intangibles: una inversión necesaria para el crecimiento económico en España [Intangible assets: a required investment for economic growth in Spain]. This study offers the first annual database of the value of investment in intangible assets and its capitalization for the period 1995 to 2011 for the whole Spanish economy. One of its most outstanding features is the wide level of sectoral disaggregation (24 sectors, NACE Rev.2). The intangible assets used in the database are the following:

  1. Computerized information
  2. Innovative property
    1. R&D
    2. Mineral exploration and spending on the production of entertainment and artistic originals
    3. New products/systems in financial services
    4. Design and other new products/systems
  3. Economic competencies
    1. Advertising
    2. Market research
    3. Employer-provided training
    4. Organizational capital

This publication and dataset was presented in the context of the panel discussion Intangible Assets. A necessary condition for economic growth in Spainheld on June 10th, 2015 in the Espacio Fundación Telefónica. The session was addressed by Emilio Ontiveros, Iñigo Parra and Javier Quesada and was moderated by Matilde Mas. Publications:

Recommended citation

Telefónica Foundation-Ivie (Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas). Intangible assets: national database (1995-2011). June 2015. Database available at: [consultation: date]