Working Papers


  • 4-August-2005

    English

    The Statistical Measurement of Services: Recent Achievements and Remaining Challenges

    Statistics Working Paper N. 12 - 2005/2 - This paper discusses the policy needs to understand the impact of services on the performance of modern economies, some of the most pressing measurement problems, and it summarises recent actions undertaken by international organisations and expert groups to address these issues.

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  • 30-juin-2005

    Français, Excel, 360kb

    2005/1 - Transparence et participation de tierces parties aux procédures de règlement des différends entre investisseurs et états

    Le système de règlement des différends relatifs aux investissements a emprunté ses principaux éléments à celui de l’arbitrage commercial. Il est toutefois fréquent que les différends qui opposent des investisseurs et des États soulèvent des questions d’intérêt général habituellement absentes des différends commerciaux internationaux. C’est pourquoi les modalités classiques de l’examen de la conformité au droit international des

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  • 15-June-2005

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    Case Studies of Successful Companies in the Services Sector and Lessons for Public Policy (STI Working Paper 2005/7)

    This review of 14 case studies of large international services firms shows factors common to their success and highlights the importance of internal factors, such as organisation of work, entrepreneurial management, worker motivation and company culture, which can differ considerably between firms.

  • 31-May-2005

    English

    Dynamics of Biotechnology Research and Industry in India: Statistics, Perspectives and Key Policy Issues (STI Working Paper 2005/6)

    This paper provides an inventory of biotechnology data collection in India, including an assessment of how the need for biotechnology-related statistics is being addressed. It also presents an overview of the status of biotechnology in India, with a focus on the agricultural and health sectors.

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  • 30-May-2005

    English

    Measuring the Interaction Between Manufacturing and Services (STI Working Paper 2005/5)

    This paper examines the interaction between services and manufacturing using several types of data and shows that the distinction between manufacturing and services is blurring. It also shows that a growing share of workers in the manufacturing sector is engaged in services-related occupations.

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  • 11-February-2005

    English

    The Service Economy in OECD Countries (STI Working Paper 2005/3)

    The service sector accounts for about 70% of aggregate production and employment in OECD economies and continues to grow. Countries differ, however, in the role and performance of the service sector. This paper examines the performance of the services sector across OECD countries.

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  • 8-October-2004

    English

    Handbook on Hedonic Indexes and Quality Adjustments in Price Indexes: Special Application to Information Technology Products (STI Working Paper 2004/9)

    This handbook reviews the methods employed in price indexes to adjust for quality change: “conventional” quality adjustment methods and hedonic price indexes.

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  • 1-October-2004

    Russian, , 887kb

    2004/4 - Косвенная экспроприация и право на регулирование в международном инвестиционном праве

    This article on "Indirect Expropriation" and the "Right to Regulate" in International Investment Lawwas translated into Russian by Dr. Marina Trunk-Fedorova, LL.M. and published in Die Rechtslage von Auslandsinvestitionen in Transformationslaendern – Legal issues of foreign investment in transition countries. Liber Amicorum to Professor Wolfgang Seiffert, former Director of the Institute of East European Law at the University of

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  • 1-octobre-2004

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    2004/4 - L' « Expropriation indirecte » et le « droit de réglementer » dans le droit international de l'investissement

    La présente étude offre des éléments factuels d’information sur la jurisprudence, les pratiques des États et les travaux publiés dans ce domaine. Elle expose les problèmes en jeu et décrit les fondements de l’obligation d’indemniser l’expropriation indirecte, examine si et comment les instruments juridiques et autres textes énoncent la différence entre l’expropriation indirecte et le droit des gouvernements de réglementer sans

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  • 30-septembre-2004

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    2004/3 - La norme du traitement juste et équitable dans le droit international des investissements

    La présente étude fournit des éléments d’information factuelle sur la jurisprudence, les publications et les pratiques nationales en ce qui concerne la norme du traitement juste et équitable.

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