This document provides the main characteristics of national innovation surveys carried out in (or intented to be carried out) in 1997-99 in OECD non-CIS-2 participants and observer countries of the OECD Working Party on Science and Technology Indicators (NESTI).
OECD Workshop on Defining and Measuring Electronic Commerce - 21 April 1999 What do we mean by e-commerce? What we want to measure and why? What can be measured? What are the policy needs and what type of indicators are needed? Which of the exi...
It was a financial crisis, or was it? Did a band of speculators and money-changers pull the rug out from under the Thai, Malaysian, Philippine, Indonesian and Korean economies, thereby trashing the Asian Miracle. Or were more profound, longer-ter...
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Asian economies are developing knowledge-based industries based on information and communications technologies (ICT) according to visionary strategies. However, they still suffer from structural weaknesses in industry highlighted by the Asian fin...
The OECD and OSIPP (Osaka University), organised a Workshop on "The Internet: Convergence and Self-Governance", on 9-10 June 1998
The development of an information society is expected to stimulate economic growth and productivity, create new economic activities as well as jobs.
This book was prepared as a background document for the OECD Ministerial Conference on "A Borderless World: Realising the Potential of Global Electronic Commerce", held in Ottawa, Canada, in October 1998. It represents one of the very first analy...
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This paper provides a qualitative assessment of the underlying factors that promote efficient corporate governance and examines the strengths, weaknesses, and economic implications associated with corporate governance systems in OECD countries.
This book represents one of the first analyses of the role of e-commerce in the broader economy, and addresses such issues as the impact of e-commerce on employment and on society as a whole, as well as its contribution to economic growth and efficiency.
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