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The purpose of this report is to outline the issues associated with measuring electronic commerce, propose an initial framework and begin to compare the disparate data so as to form a mosaic which gives a clearer quantitative picture of the current status and future direction of electronic commerce
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This report elaborates recommendations for OECD economies aimed at facilitating the transition from closed markets with no, or limited competition in the telecommunication and broadcasting areas, to open and dynamic markets.
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The purpose of this paper is to examine and highlight policy implications of developments taking place in new technologies which are impacting on international telecommunication prices and the accounting rate and settlements system, used by telec...
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Chapter 5 of the 1997 Information Technology Outlook
The aim of this paper is two-fold: to highlight stylised facts about recent trends in the skill distribution of employment and to analyse the role that technological change might have in explaining these dynamics.
The aim of this paper is to identify the main problems of comparison between countries and over time of the data on R&D performed in the services industries collected by OECD member countries.
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This paper provides an overview of the economic and policy implications of various technologies available to provide local telecommunication access.
The aim of this paper is to provide a critical description of some of the indicators most frequently used in analysing competitiveness.
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Competition is driving growth of mobile telecommunication into new markets, particularly personal communication markets.
The paper shows the results of a pilot study for six industrial sectors in seven OECD Member countries (Canada, Japan, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States) whereby short-term qualitative indicators are used to "nowcast" a quantitative indicator, the production index.