This paper argues that policy makers need to evaluate the costs and benefits of any public investment in telecommunication infrastructure and select projects which can stimulate current demand but simultaneously expand the productive capacity of the economy in the longer term.
The OECD is a laboratory for exploring ways to improve policy making and enforcement to better protect and empower consumers. It does so by caring out research and developing evidence-based guidelines in key areas.
This workshop, organised jointly by the World Bank/infoDev and the OECD, aims to share and highlight best practices in coherent approaches to meeting development objectives.
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This report discusses ways of extending telecommunication infrastructure services to the rural poor in developing countries.
The purpose of the workshop is to bring together European and national officials who are involved in the implementation of Directive 2006/123 EC on services in the internal market. The workshop will take place on 11-12 June 2009 at the European Institute of Public Administration in Maastricht (NL).
This paper examines the economic impact of proposals to add a non-cost “premium” to international telecommunication charges. This work follows up on earlier OECD work which examined international traffic exchange.
Agenda for APEC-OECD joint symposium on initiatives among Member economies promoting safer Internet environment for children.
This book defines identity theft, studies how it is perpetrated, outlines what is being done to combat it, and recommends specific ways to address it in a global manner.
How can virtual worlds contribute to innovation, to transformation of business, government and public services and to increasing transparency, improving innovative services delivery, and creating employment?
This publication examines the approaches that governments use to promote consumer education in OECD and some non-OECD countries, highlighting the policies and measures that have been particularly effective.