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This article covers trends in foreign direct investment throughout the 1980s and 1990s and the policy developments that have accompanied these trends. It also discusses the impact of FDI on the three pillars of sustainable development - economic growth, environmental protection and social development, the response of firms to increased public concerns regarding sustainability, how these responses can contribute to sustainable
Services are the driving force in OECD economies, accounting for at least 70% of GNP in many countries. However, their potential contribution is hampered by government policies that were designed for manufacturing industries.
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This statement was made by Mr Seiichi Kondo, Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD, on the occasion of the MEDEF Symposium on the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises held in Paris on 19 June 2001.
19 June 2001. Paris, France. One year after adopting the revised OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the National Contact Points held a Roundtable discussion on the relationship between the Guidelines and other ...
This paper examines the roles of the ICT-producing sector and of key ICT-using industries in overall productivity growth in OECD countries.
The 2nd OECD Conference on Women Entrepreneurs in SMEs: Realising the Benefits of Globalisation and the Knowledge-based Economy, Paris, 29-30 November 2000.
Information on the role tourism plays in national economies throughout the world is particularly deficient, and credible data concerning tourism is needed. The TSA is a new statistical tool that is compatible with international national accounting guidelines and will allow for valid comparisons.
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Full text of the Agreement.
The Agreement was negotiated in the mid-1990s, but is not yet in force.
The first OECD Conference on Women Entrepreneurs in SMEs in 1997 highlighted their contribution to innovation and job creation. Since that time, women’s entrepreneurship has been burgeoning