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Road transport is essential to social and economic vitality, especially for employment, but it also entails social and economic costs, such as traffic accidents and impacts on the environment. The OECD Road Transport and Intermodal Linkages Resea...
Maritime Transport Statistics 1999
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...
MARITIME TRANSPORT COMMITTEE ANNUAL REPORT 1998
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...