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  • 27-July-2009

    English

    Piracy of Digital Content

    This book studies the infringement of copyrighted content (such as music, films, software, broadcasting, books, etc.) where the end product does not involve the use of hard media, such as CDs and DVDs.

  • 24-July-2009

    English

    Responding to the Economic Crisis - Fostering Industrial Restructuring and Renewal

    This report examines the impact of the global economic downturn on the long-term competitiveness of the automotive and construction sectors and explores the role of government policy in generating restructuring and renewal.

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  • 24-juillet-2009

    Français

    Le Groupe de travail du Conseil de l’OCDE sur la construction navale prévoit une poursuite du ralentissement de l’activité

    Le ralentissement économique frappe durement l’industrie de la construction navale. La diminution, jusqu’à 90 %, du volume des nouvelles commandes, et l’augmentation du nombre des annulations devraient entraîner un accroissement des surcapacités dans le secteur.

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  • 21-July-2009

    English

    OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Korea 2009

    This report assesses the current status of Korea’s innovation system and policies, and identifies where and how the government should focus its efforts to improve the country’s innovation capabilities. It finds that Korea has one of the highest rates of spending on R&D in the world, much of which is performed by private firms. It also has a highly educated labour force – as signalled by its impressive PISA performance and exceptionally high rates of tertiary level graduation – with a strong interest in science and technology.

    However, a number of bottlenecks persist that hamper Korea’s economic convergence with the leading OECD economies. These include a relatively weak SME sector and weak performance in services, as well as lagging capacities to conduct leading-edge research in many areas. Furthermore, Korea faces numerous threats in the mid term, notably increased levels of competition from China and other newly-industrialising economies, the lowest fertility rate in the OECD and an ageing society, and a continuing high dependency on imports of natural resources, particularly hydrocarbons. In the shorter term, the economic crisis offers its own challenges, with the need for some policy adjustments to deal with expected falls in business investment in R&D and growing levels of unemployment among the highly skilled.

  • 21-July-2009

    English

    CSTP Expert Workshop on Fostering Innovation to address Social Challenges

    The workshop's primary objective was to take stock of the current understanding of the social dimensions of innovation and to examine a substantial number of recent initiatives.

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  • 15-July-2009

    English

    Fall in shipbuilding set to continue for some time, says OECD Council Working Party on Shipbuilding

    The economic downturn has hit shipbuilding hard. New orders have contracted by up to 90% and cancellations have increased, which is likely to result in significant excess shipbuilding capacity.

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  • 15-July-2009

    English

    108th Session of the OECD’s Council Working Party on Shipbuilding,

    Description of the 108th session of the OECD’s Council Working Party on Shipbuilding (WP6).

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  • 8-July-2009

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  • 30-June-2009

    English

    Mobile broadband: Pricing and services (OECD Digital Economy Paper 161)

    Mobile broadband growth is significant in markets where data are available. Although data on mobile broadband is not yet easily available, this paper provides an overview of prices, speeds and data caps of mobile broadband services.

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  • 26-June-2009

    English

    Nanotechnology: An Overview Based on Indicators and Statistics (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/7)

    Given the current low level of nanotechnology monitoring, the objective of this paper is to provide a comprehensive overview of nanotechnology developments globally through a systematic and critical analysis of available and comparable indicators and statistics.

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