Working Papers


  • 16-April-2012

    English

    The Export Performance of Countries within Global Value Chains (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2012/2)

    This paper discusses the export performance of countries along the value chain by distinguishing upstream activities (i.e. the production of intermediate inputs) and more downstream activities (e.g. the final assembly of products).

  • 21-December-2011

    English

    Compilation of Bilateral Trade Database by Industry and End-use Category (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2011/6)

    The OECD STAN Bilateral Trade Database by Industry and End-use Category allows insights into patterns of trade in intermediate goods between countries to track global production networks and supply chains and helps address other related policy issues such as trade in value added and tasks.

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  • 20-December-2011

    English

    Imports, Innovation and Employment after Crisis - Evidence from a Developing Country (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2011/5)

    Imports are often perceived as a threat to employment. However, access to imported intermediate inputs can be essential to stimulate innovation and employment. We investigate based on a unique dataset of Ecuadorian manufacturing firms, their final products and intermediate inputs.

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  • 14-December-2011

    English

    Recent Developments in Asian Economic Integration (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2011/3)

    This paper analyses the contribution to and engagement in global supply chains of Asian emerging economies by measuring several globalisation indicators based on the harmonised input-output and bilateral trade databases developed by the OECD.

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  • 22-August-2011

    English

    Opening Japan: Comparisons with Other G20 Countries and Lessons Learned from International Experience (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2011/2)

    This paper aims to assess the openness of the Japanese economy and to show how policies promoting openness are conducive to long-term growth.

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  • 10-June-2011

    English, PDF, 737kb

    Defining and measuring green FDI: An exploratory review of existing work and evidence, OECD Working Papers on International Investment - No. 2011/2

    This paper documents efforts to date to define and measure green FDI and to investigate the practicability of various possible definitions, as well as to identify investment policy restrictions to green FDI.

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  • 30-May-2011

    English, PDF, 1,565kb

    Environmental concerns in international investment agreements: a survey, OECD Working Papers on International Investment - No. 2011/1

    This working paper presents a survey establishing a statistical portrait of governments’ investment treaty writing practices in relation to environmental concerns.

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  • 30-June-2010

    English, Excel, 1,042kb

    OECD's FDI Restrictiveness Index: 2010 Update - OECD Working Papers on International Investment - No. 2010/3

    This working paper, the 2010 update of the FDI Restrictiveness Index (FDI Index), expands the sectors covered and revises the way in which FDI measures are scored and weighted.

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  • 16-June-2010

    English, Excel, 597kb

    Foreign State Immunity and Foreign Government Controlled Investors, OECD Working Papers on International Investment, No. 2010/2

    This working paper examines two issues concerning foreign state-controlled investors: whether the doctrine of foreign state immunity may make it difficult for private parties to pursue legitimate claims against them and whether that doctrine creates regulatory enforcement gaps for host countries.

  • 17-May-2010

    English

    Intellectual Property Rights in International Investment Agreements, OECD Working Papers on International Investment, No. 2010/1

    This working paper provides an overview of recent developments in investment treaty practice with regard to the protection of intellectual property rights (IPRs).

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