"Staying Competitive in the Global Economy" brings together several studies on globalisation. The work aimed at strengthening the evidence base on globalisation of value chains, which should ultimately enable the development of policies to address key concerns.
A l'occasion de la réunion du Conseil de l'OCDE au niveau des ministres à Paris les 4-5 June 2008, les ministres ont adopté la Déclaration de l'OCDE sur les fonds souverains et les politiques des pays.
Launched in May 1997 and most recently updated in 2008, this survey is a comprehensive study on the metadata for foreign direct investment (FDI) statistics. It provides information on methodological practices of individual countries as well as the data sources they use and their data collection and dissemination methods.
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Proportionality is one of the three principles that participants in the “Freedom of Investment, National Security and ‘Strategic’ Industries” project agreed should guide investment policy measures addressing national security concerns. This paper aims to support dialogue about proportionality at the OECD Roundtables on Freedom of Investment, as well as summarising responses to a questionnaire on proportionality.
New Models of Innovation for Economic Growth and Sustainability
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The OECD Freedom of Investment project provides a forum for discussing how governments can reconcile their duty to safeguard the essential security interests of their people with the need to protect and expand an open international investment system. Critical infrastructure has received special attention in recent changes to national investment policies in some countries. This paper reviews the role of investment policies in broader
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Transparency is the cornerstone of a well-functioning regulatory process. Countries participating in the “Freedom of Investment” project have exchanged experiences and ideas about the transparency and predictability of security-related reviews of foreign investment proposals. This paper summarises the findings of these discussions.
The SME Policy Index 2007 presents the first comprehensive and comparative assessment of progress made in implementing the Charter.
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A three-day international workshop on innovation and the global impact of high-growth small and medium-sized firms (SMEs), organized by OECD with the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, hailed entrepreneurship and the fast growth of innovative small firms as the engines of economic growth.
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Le 5 mai 2008, l’OCDE et l’ISO ont conclu un Mémorandum d’accord en vue d’assurer la compatibilité et la complémentarité du projet de norme 26 000 de l’ISO sur la responsabilité sociale et des activités en rapport avec les Principes directeurs de l’OCDE à l’intention des entreprises multinationales.