Working Papers


  • 6-March-2002

    English

    Statistics on New Enterprises, Entrepreneurs and Survival of Start-ups: The Danish Experience (STI Working Paper 2002/7)

    This paper describes the methodology elaborated and used by Statistics Denmark to produce statistics on new enterprises, and also lists the indicators developed for measuring new enterprises.

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  • 5-March-2002

    English

    The Role of Exit and Entry in Australian Productivity Growth (STI Working Paper 2002/6)

    The central aim of this paper is to report findings from an Australian study of the influence of firm dynamics on labour productivity growth during Australia’s productivity surge in the 1990s.

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  • 1-March-2002

    English

    The OECD Technology Concordance (OTC): Patents by Industry of Manufacture and Sector of Use (STI Working Paper 2002/5)

    While patent data are now readily available for most nations, these data are still of minimal use for economic analysis. The OECD Technology Concordance (OTC) presented in this paper allows researchers to transform IPC-based patent data into patent counts by sector of the economy.

  • 27-February-2002

    English

    The Importance of Entry to Canadian Manufacturing (STI Working Paper 2002/3)

    Understanding the importance of the dynamic entry process in the Canadian economy involves measuring size of entry. The main purpose of this paper is to summarise the information that we have on the amount of entry in Canada.

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  • 26-February-2002

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    Plant Turnover and Productivity Growth in Canadian Manufacturing (STI Working Paper 2002/2)

    In this paper, we outline the size of the turnover in plants that have entered and exited the Canadian manufacturing sector over each of the last three decades. We also examine the contribution of plant turnover to labour productivity growth in the manufacturing sector over the three periods.

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  • 15-February-2002

    English

    Global Industrial Restructuring: Implications for Small Firms (STI Working Paper 2002/4)

    This paper assesses the drivers of global industrial restructuring and the impacts on small firms.

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  • 18-January-2002

    English

    Impact of the Adoption of Advanced ICTs on Firm Performance in the Canadian Manufacturing Sector (STI Working Paper 2002/1)

    This paper investigates the evolution of the industrial structure in the Canadian manufacturing sector and its relationship to technological change.

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  • 21-December-2001

    English

    The Internet and Business Performance (STI Digital Economy Paper 57)

    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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  • 29-October-2001

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    The Development of Broadband Access in the OECD Countries (STI Digital Economy Paper 56)

    The development of broadband access to the Internet is gaining increasing prominence. This is occurring in fields that go well beyond communications policy.

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  • 25-October-2001

    English

    ICT Investment and Economic Growth in the 1990s: Is the United States a Unique Case? A Comparative Study of Nine OECD Countries, STI Working Paper 2001/7

    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.

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