This report provides an overview of the role of services in economic performance, and the factors that affect services sector performance: labour and product markets, barriers to trade in services, innovation and impacts of information and communications technology on the services sector.
This report is intended to provide an understanding of the benefits and limitations of biometric-based technologies. It also includes information on existing privacy and security methodologies for assessing biometrics.
This review of 14 case studies of large international services firms shows factors common to their success and highlights the importance of internal factors, such as organisation of work, entrepreneurial management, worker motivation and company culture, which can differ considerably between firms.
Unauthorised sharing of copyrighted works and new commercial digital delivery possibilities have thus far been a disruptive technology for the music industry. Still, the outlook for the music market in 2005 is positive due to rapidly increasing sales of (mobile) digital music services.
Si l'importance de la mondialisation dans la vie économique d'un pays est reconnue par tous, il existe peu d'informations quantitatives pour illustrer les débats qu'elle suscite. Ce livre propose des définitions et lignes directrices pour le recueil des données et la mise au point d'indicateurs.
This paper provides an inventory of biotechnology data collection in India, including an assessment of how the need for biotechnology-related statistics is being addressed. It also presents an overview of the status of biotechnology in India, with a focus on the agricultural and health sectors.
This paper examines the interaction between services and manufacturing using several types of data and shows that the distinction between manufacturing and services is blurring. It also shows that a growing share of workers in the manufacturing sector is engaged in services-related occupations.
Ce nouveau cadre vise à servir de base aux travaux de compilation statistique dans les pays membres de l’OCDE et dans les pays non membres qui souhaitent adopter ces normes.
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After an overview of general issues relating to spam, this report suggests possible technical and legislative solutions adapted to developing countries, focusing on the fundamental role of Internet Service Providers.
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