Working Papers


14-March-2003

English, Excel, 194kb

2003/1 - Incentives-based Competition for Foreign Direct Investment: The Case of Brazil

The general benefits of attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), and the potential of FDI as a tool for regional economic development in particular, are commonly recognised by policy makers and analysts. This study concluded that FDI generally supports growth in developing, emerging and transition economies, irrespective of their initial state of development.

1-October-2002

English, Excel, 145kb

2002/2 - Managing Working Conditions in the Supply Chain: A Fact-Finding Study of Corporate Practices

This working paper focuses on one aspect of supply chain management -- corporate policies and management practices with respect to working conditions in their supply chains. It provides new data about company practices of ...

4-June-2002

English, Excel, 269kb

2002/1 - Multinational Enterprises in Situations of Violent Conflict and Widespread Human Rights Abuses

This report considers the challenges of conducting business responsibly in countries characterised by civil strife and extensive human rights violations. It focuses particularly on extractive industry companies and documents the search for solutions.

2-December-2001

English, Excel, 240kb

2001/6 - Codes of Corporate Conduct: Expanded Review of their Contents

Public concerns about globalisation are growing. Many firms are responding to these concerns, often by issuing statements of ethics or values that cover various facets of corporate conduct.

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1-December-2001

English, Excel, 171kb

2001/5 - The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Other Corporate Responsibility Instruments

This paper examines the similarities and differences between the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and six other global instruments for corporate responsibility.

18-February-2001

English, Excel, 177kb

2001/4 - Public policy and voluntary initiatives: What roles have governments played?

This paper explores the many ways OECD governments have shaped private corporate initiatives.

17-February-2001

English, Excel, 171kb

2001/3 - Making Codes of Corporate Conduct Work: Management Control Systems and Corporate Responsibility

This paper describes the management tools companies use to make good on the commitments set forth in their codes of conduct.

16-February-2001

English, Excel, 181kb

2001/2 - Corporate Responsibility: Results of a fact-finding mission on private initiatives

This paper summarises the results of a fact-finding mission to which looked at private initiatives in the area of corporate responsibility -- that is, at what companies do to promote legal and ethical compliance.

15-February-2001

English, Excel, 247kb

2001/1 - Private Initiatives for Corporate Responsibility: An Analysis

This paper analyses the results of a fact-finding project on business approaches to corporate responsibility. In so doing, it places the corporate responsibility in its broader governance setting, recognising...

2-December-2000

English, Excel, 279kb

2000/5 - Recent Trends, Policies and Challenges in South East European Countries

This study was prepared by Dr Gabor Hunya for an OECD Conference on "FDI in South East Europe - Implementing Best Policy Practices" which was held in Vienna on 8-9 November 2000 under the SEE Compact for Reform, Investment, Integrity and Growth.

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