Working Papers


  • 6-March-2006

    English

    Productivity Impacts of Offshoring and Outsourcing: A Review (STI Working Paper 2006/1)

    Despite the attention that offshore outsourcing currently demands in the public media, there is little empirical evidence on its economic impact. This paper surveys the empirical literature on offshore outsourcing and its productivity effects.

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  • 3-March-2006

    English

    The implications of WiMAX for competition and regulation (STI Digital Economy Paper 108)

    The new WiMAX equipment could play a key role in helping bridge the digital divide as long-distance wireless links could help deliver higher-speed access to areas traditionally out of reach of fixed-line networks.

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  • 23-February-2006

    English

    The Share of Employment Potentailly Affected by Offshoring - an Empirical Investigation (STI Digital Economy Paper 107)

    This report examines the statistical relationship between the share of employment potentially affected by ICT-enabled offshoring of services and other economic and structural developments, using some simple descriptive regressions on a panel of OECD economies between 1996 and 2003.

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  • 13-February-2006

    English

    The policy implications of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) (STI Digital Economy Paper 106)

    VoIP traffic is growing rapidly in conjunction with the growth in broadband connections, in particular digital subscriber lines (DSL) and cable modems. According to a recent survey, VoIP is growing at twice the rate of traditional switched voice.

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  • 16-January-2006

    English

    Telecommunication regulatory institutional structures and responsibilities (STI Digital Economy Paper 105)

    The jurisdiction of regulators has changed in many countries as responsibilities, formerly with ministries, was transferred to regulators.

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  • 10-January-2006

    English

    VoIP: Developments in the market (STI Digital Economy Paper 104)

    The development of broadband Internet access, has triggered a shift in voice traffic from traditional public switched telephone networks (PSTN) to alternative Internet Protocol (IP) networks.

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  • 5-janvier-2006

    Français

    Examen des politiques à l'égard des consommateurs : Rapport sur les campagnes d'information des consommateurs relatives aux escroqueries ("scams")

    Ce rapport sur les campagnes d'information des consommateurs relatives aux escroqueries fait des recommandations dans 5 domaines où la pratique peut être améliorée afin de garantir une meilleure compréhension des escroqueries et une plus forte intégration des campagnes visant à lutter contre elles.

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  • 21-December-2005

    English

    The Promotion of a Culture of Security for Information Systems and Networks in OECD Countries (STI Digital Economy Paper 102)

    This report is a major information resource on governments’ effective efforts to date to foster a shift in culture as called for in the OECD Guidelines for the Security of Information Systems and Networks: Towards a Culture of Security.

  • 15-December-2005

    English

    An Empirical Contribution to Knowledge Production and Economic Growth (STI Working Paper 2005/10)

    This paper examines the dynamics of knowledge production for a panel of 19 OECD countries. A new and unique data set is used to proxy the domestic flows of “new-to-the-world” knowledge and ideas.

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  • 16-November-2005

    English, , 175kb

    Anti-Spam Regulation

    The "Anti-Spam Regulation" paper has been prepared with the objective of aiding the development and review of anti-spam legislation strategies and arrangements in OECD member countries and non-member economies.

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