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What are the problems faced by SMEs in OECD countries and developing and transition economies in today's globalising world? What are the framework conditions that influence SMEs' incentives and capacities to innovate? What is the optimal role of ...
1999 edition of this annual publication analyses the world Steel market. It provides the most up-to-date figures and the short-term outlook showing developments in the world steel market by area, and the main characteristics, apparent consumption, trade and production.
Private initiatives for corporate responsibility have been a major development in international management over the last twenty years. The initiatives include issuance of codes of business conduct, implementation of management systems and broader efforts to improve business accountability. Yet, there is little agreement about what these initiatives mean or how effective they are.
The OECD project on corporate responsibility seeks to
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. Women entrepreneurs constitute a growing share of SME o...
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1992, the Russian Federation promptly proceeded with initial economic reform measures and privatisation programmes which were largely completed by 1994.
Despite the creation of a basic corporate sector, many structural reforms remained incomplete, limiting inflows of foreign investment. Following the financial crisis in 1998, Russia has been in a period of stabilisation and is now showing
Quarterly data on new orders, state of the orderbook and ships completed
- New Orders, State of the Orderbook and Ships Completed: January-June 2005
- New Orders, State of the Orderbook and Ships Completed, 2004
- New Orders, the State of the Orderbook and Ships Completed: January to June 2004
- New Orders, State of the Orderbook and Ships Completed, 2003
- New Orders, State of the Orderbook and Ships Completed: January to June 2003
- New Orders, State of the Orderbook and Ships Completed, January-December 2002
- New Orders, State of the Orderbook and Ships Completed, January-December 2001
The OECD Manual on Tourism Satellite Accounts and Employment
By David B. Audretsch and Roy ThurikThis paper provides a link between the degree of entrepreneurial activity in a country and the growth performance.
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The "Agreement Respecting Normal Competitive Conditions in the Commercial Shipbuilding and Repair Industry" aims at establishing, a 'level playing field' in the commercial shipbuilding and repair industry.
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The CIME has just completed a major study of private initiatives for corporate responsibility using databases covering over two thousand organisations based in thirty countries. Voluntary initiatives in the area of corporate responsibility are a significant trend in international business in recent years. This report to Ministers outlines the key findings of the study.