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Asian economies are developing knowledge-based industries based on information and communications technologies (ICT) according to visionary strategies. However, they still suffer from structural weaknesses in industry highlighted by the Asian fin...
It was a financial crisis, or was it? Did a band of speculators and money-changers pull the rug out from under the Thai, Malaysian, Philippine, Indonesian and Korean economies, thereby trashing the Asian Miracle. Or were more profound, longer-ter...
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This paper provides a qualitative assessment of the underlying factors that promote efficient corporate governance and examines the strengths, weaknesses, and economic implications associated with corporate governance systems in OECD countries.
This report presents the patterns and main trends of the internationalisation of industrial R&D. It also probes the possible consequences of this phenomenon, which constitutes the most advanced stage in the globalisation process.
Outcome of the 94th session of the OECD Council Working Party on Shipbuilding, 21-22 October 1998.
This document presents three alternative methods for the construction of indicators of relative trade-weighted unit labour costs by industry, as well as the empirical results based on these methods for 18 OECD member countries.
This paper describes the methods used to classify the OECD countries' industrial sectors and manufactures by level of technology, and presents the resulting classifications.
This Workshop was arranged as part of the OECD's Emerging Market Economy Forum.
How can we adequately compare output and productivity growth across countries? Well-established measures of output and productivity growth have come under scrutiny because they have not always been able to reflect the rapid quality changes in pro...
The aim of this paper is to provide a critical description of some of the indicators most frequently used in analysing competitiveness.