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Investment Newsletter, No.3 provides the latest FDI statistics for OECD countries, covers implementing the Policy Framework for Investment in Africa and South East Europe, reviews recent changes in China’s policies towards cross-border M&As and reports on measuring FDI regulatory restrictiveness.
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This document focuses on some key analytical and policy issues regarding investment choice by pension plan/fund members in occupational defined contribution and personal pension arrangements during the accumulation stage.
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Before a firm can compete in a market, it has to be able to enter it. Many markets have at least some impediments that make it more difficult for a firm to enter a market. A debate over how to define the term “barriers to entry” began decades ago, however, and it has yet to be won. Some scholars have argued, for example, that an obstacle is not an entry barrier if incumbent firms faced it when they entered the market. Others contend
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This booklet contains the guidelines and procedures for Phase 2 reviews, the standard questionnaire used for Phase 2 exams, the Anti-Bribery Convention and related documents.
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On 14-15 December 2006, senior policy-makers, experts, and representatives of the private sector from Russia and OECD countries met to discuss progress as well as remaining challenges in improving corporate governance and transparency in Russian state owned enterprises. The basis for discussion was a “Concept Paper on Corporate Governance Development of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in Russia”, which had been commissioned by the
The NEPAD-OECD Roundtable in Brazzaville on 12-13 December 2006 focused on mobilising private investment in Africa using the Policy Framework for Investment, a new tool to assist governments to mobilise private investment, and to the development of which African countries contributed.
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This supplement to the 2006 Investment Policy Review of China provides an assessment of the latest developments in China's policies towards cross-border M&As.
Companies can boost their stock market valuations and lower their cost of capital through improved reporting of intellectual assets and value creation strategies that overcome the limits of accounting standards, according to a report by the OECD.
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Companies can boost their stock market valuations and lower their cost of capital through improved reporting of intellectual assets and value creation strategies that overcome the limits of accounting standards. While there is an important role for governments and standard setters in underpinning such improvements, the OECD cautions against rigid standards in this complex and evolving area.
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This working paper provides a revised measure of regulatory restrictions on inward foreign direct investment (FDI) for OECD countries and extends the approach to 13 non-member countries.