This paper reviews the steps in constructing composite indicators and their inherent weaknesses. It also offers suggestions on how to improve the transparency and use of composite indicators for analytical and policy purposes.
This paper explores trade in goods by creating an indicator that estimates CO2 emissions related to domestic demand for 24 countries (responsible for 80% of global CO2 emissions) as a complement to the more common emission indicator used in the Kyoto Protocol
This paper examines how measurement problems affect international comparisons of labour productivity.
This paper analyses trends in the US venture capital market and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
This report examines the impacts of ICT on business performance and the policies that can help seize its benefits.
Senior government officials from major steel-producing economies convened a sixth High-Level Meeting on steel at the OECD in Paris on 18 July (i) to discuss significant industry, market and policy developments, and (ii) to advance work on a proposed steel agreement to discipline subsidies.
The world’s main steel-producing nations began three days of talks in Paris today aimed at reaching an internationally binding agreement on cutting or eliminating subsidies to the industry.
This paper analyses trends in Swedish venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
This paper analyses trends in Danish venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
This paper examines recent patterns in productivity growth of service industries and analyses the role of problems in measuring service productivity growth on industry and aggregate productivity growth.