Working Papers


  • 15-October-1999

    English

    Foreign Direct Investment and International Trade: Complements or Substitutes? (STI Working Paper 1999/3)

    This report combines the previous more technical work developed over the last three years.

  • 20-septembre-1999

    Français

    La mondialisation des industries dans les pays de l’OCDE (STI Working Paper 1999/2)

    Le présente rapport propose une méthode qui permet de classer les industries manufacturières de chaque pays selon leur degré de mondialisation, à l’aide d’un ensemble d’indicateurs.

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  • 1-April-1999

    English, Excel, 286kb

    1999/1 - Southeast Asia: the Role of FDI Policies in Development

    This study, published in April 1999, looks at the role of foreign direct investment in the development of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand.

  • 1-April-1998

    English, Excel, 206kb

    1998/1 - Survey of OECD work on international investment

    This report, published in April 1998, surveys the findings and conclusions of OECD work and related studies concerning the role of international investment in globalisation and its links with trade and economic development.

  • 1-January-1998

    English

    Relative Trade-Weighted Unit Labour Costs by Industry (STI Working Paper 1998/1)

    This document presents three alternative methods for the construction of indicators of relative trade-weighted unit labour costs by industry, as well as the empirical results based on these methods for 18 OECD member countries.

  • 15-December-1997

    English

    Revision of the High-technology Sector and Product Classification (STI Working Paper 1997/2)

    This paper describes the methods used to classify the OECD countries' industrial sectors and manufactures by level of technology, and presents the resulting classifications.

  • 18-July-1996

    English

    Globalisation and Competitiveness: Relevant Indicators (STI Working Papers 1996/5)

    The aim of this paper is to provide a critical description of some of the indicators most frequently used in analysing competitiveness.

  • 18-June-1996

    English

    SMEs and Employment Creation: Overview of Selected Quantitative Studies in OECD Member Countries; STI Working Papers 1996/4

    High and rising unemployment rates in the early 1990s have moved the employment question centre-stage in the policy debate. This paper aims at identifying common results and trends from national studies, as well as identifying "best practices" of analysis and data gathering.

  • 18-May-1996

    English

    Short-Term Indicators: Using Qualitative Indicators to Update Production Indices (STI Working Papers 1996/3)

    The paper shows the results of a pilot study for six industrial sectors in seven OECD Member countries (Canada, Japan, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States) whereby short-term qualitative indicators are used to "nowcast" a quantitative indicator, the production index.

  • 1-January-1996

    English

    SMEs and Employment Creation: Overview of Selected Quantitative Studies in OECD Member Countries (STI Working Papers 1996/4)

    This paper aims at identifying common results and trends from national studies, as well as identifying "best practices" of analysis and data gathering, and thereby promoting international harmonisation of such analytical work.

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