History of the project

The first iteration of this project (IMSS I) was carried out and completed in the 1992-94 period, with the participation of over 20 leading institutions and 600 firms in 20 different countries, and the second iteration (IMSS II) was carried out in the 1996-98 period, with the participation of 25 leading institutions and 703 firms in 23 different countries. The third round (IMSS III) of the project was carried out in the 2000-2002 period, with the participation of 15 leading institutions and 585 firms in 17 different countries. The fourth iteration (IMSS IV) took place in 2005; 711 firms in 23 different countries took part. Data collection for the fifth edition (IMSS V) ended in early 2010 with 725 firms in 21 different countries. The sixth edition (IMSS VI) was carried out in 2013-2014, with the participation of 22 countries and 931 firms.

Stats

Historical statistics of the IMSS project