This country note, extracted from the STI Scoreboard 2009, explores recent developments in matters relating to innovation, science, technology and globalisation in the United States.
The Investment Policy Review of India charts India's progress in developing an effective policy framework to promote investment for development, especially since the acceleration of economic reform from 1991 onward. It focuses on policies towards investment, trade, competition and other elements of the business environment. Finally, it outlines some of the challenges of implementing national-level reforms at state level.
The first OECD investment policy review of India is a landmark in the growing co-operation and enhanced engagement between India and the OECD. While the OECD is responsible for its contents, India participated wholeheartedly in the preparatory work at many levels of government and over the whole period from conception to completion.
This book throws a spotlight on innovation across the software universe, setting out key issues and highlighting policy perspectives. It spans research and development, invention, production, distribution and use of software in the market.
This book presents the main results of the first large-scale effort to exploit firm-level data from innovation surveys across 20 countries in an internationally harmonised way, with a view to addressing common analytical questions.
Innovation has become a key factor for economic growth, but how does the process take place at the level of individual firms? This book presents the main results of the OECD Innovation Microdata Project -- the first large-scale effort to exploit firm-level data from innovation surveys across 20 countries in an internationally harmonised way, with a view to addressing common analytical questions. Through the use of common indicators and econometric modeling, this analytical report presents a broad overview of how firms innovate in different countries, highlights some of the limitations of current innovation surveys, and identifies directions for future research.
L’Initiative NEPAD-OCDE pour l’Investissement en Afrique est le principal forum régional sur la mobilisation de l’investissement pour le développement de l’Afrique.
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Ces documents sur une fiscalité orientée vers l'investissement et le développement en Afrique, développer les marchés financiers en Afrique pour la croissance et l'investissement, accroître l'investissement privé dans les infrastructures énergétiques et stimuler le secteur de l'energie en Afrique au moyen du financement carbone ont été preparé pour les réunions NEPAD-OCDE les 11-12 novembre 2009
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The “Freedom of Investment" process hosted by the OECD Investment Committee has stepped up monitoring of investment policy developments and will be issuing reports on investment measures throughout 2010. This report was prepared for the 11th Freedom of Investment Roundtable held in October 2009.
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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points which was held in June 2009. It provides an account of the actions taken by adhering governments in the 12 months to June 2009 to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy.