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This paper assesses the drivers of global industrial restructuring and the impacts on small firms.
This paper investigates the evolution of the industrial structure in the Canadian manufacturing sector and its relationship to technological change.
The Internet is providing firms with new ways to conduct business and exchange and communicate information and ideas. In doing so, it is enabling companies to improve efficiency and develop novel ways to co-ordinate activities.
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The development of broadband access to the Internet is gaining increasing prominence. This is occurring in fields that go well beyond communications policy.
Investment in information technologies has by no means been confined to the United States and yet, average European or Japanese growth experience has been quite different.
A comprehensive inventory of existing consumer protection laws, fair business, fair marketing and disclosure requirements in the context of electronic commerce.
This document reflects recent efforts made by the OECD to obtain an accurate assessment of the current state of biotechnology statistics in OECD member and observer countries.
This paper presents international comparisons of the contribution of information and communication technology (ICT) to output and productivity growth during the 1990s.
This paper examines the roles of the ICT-producing sector and of key ICT-using industries in overall productivity growth in OECD countries.
This study investigates the long-term effects of various types of R&D on multifactor productivity growth, which is the spillover effect of R&D. Econometric estimates are conducted on a panel of 16 OECD countries, over the period 1980-98. All results are averages over countries and time.