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As information technologies become more ubiquitous, their economic impact becomes both more significant and more diffuse. The 1997 Information Technology Outlook analyses several relevant issues.
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The purpose of this paper is to examine and highlight policy implications of developments taking place in new technologies which are impacting on international telecommunication prices and the accounting rate and settlements system, used by telec...
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Convergence and new communication technologies are leading to significant changes in the communication landscape. Countries are beginning to review their policies and the regulatory requirements raised by information infrastructures. The report r...
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This report elaborates recommendations for OECD economies aimed at facilitating the transition from closed markets with no, or limited competition in the telecommunication and broadcasting areas, to open and dynamic markets.
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The purpose of this report is to outline the issues associated with measuring electronic commerce, propose an initial framework and begin to compare the disparate data so as to form a mosaic which gives a clearer quantitative picture of the current status and future direction of electronic commerce
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Chapter 5 of the 1997 Information Technology Outlook
The aim of this paper is two-fold: to highlight stylised facts about recent trends in the skill distribution of employment and to analyse the role that technological change might have in explaining these dynamics.
The aim of this paper is to identify the main problems of comparison between countries and over time of the data on R&D performed in the services industries collected by OECD member countries.
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The Seoul workshop was devoted to a discussion of the role of government in facing the changes led by information and communications technology (ICT) development and diffusion.
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This paper provides an overview of the economic and policy implications of various technologies available to provide local telecommunication access.