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26-27 November 2001, Mexico. The inaugural conference of the OECD GFII aimed to foster an open and inclusive dialogue on emerging investment issues among the international investment policy community and other main stakeholders.
The September 11th attacks and their aftermath have hit the tourist industry hard, compounding the economic downturn that was already under way, but long-term prospects for the industry remain positive, according to travel and tourism policy expe...
11-12 October 2001 - Xi'an, China. This conference was organised in co-operation with the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Co-operation as part of the ongoing OECD-China policy dialogue and co-operation on investment issues.
Firm-level data sets are a rich source of information for policy-relevant analysis, e.g. in the areas of firm creation, entrepreneurship, technological change and productivity. However, there are important problems in making these data comparable...
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This brochure provides an overview of the challenges facing all countries, rich and poor, developing and developed, and the contribution of the OECD in the field of international investment.
Three new OECD publications study the role of industry, services and the public sector in the present world economy.
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Summary report from the first annual meeting of the National Contact Points of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises held on 18 June 2001.
Since regaining its independence in 1990, Lithuania has undergone a remarkable economic transformation. By the end of 2000, this process had been greatly stimulated by the inflow of some US$2.3 billion in foreign direct investment.
FDI has contributed to green-field investment, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the privatisation of state-owned-enterprises. Creating favourable conditions for FDI has been a core element of
Special Issue of the Science, Technology and Industry Outlook
This paper presents international comparisons of the contribution of information and communication technology (ICT) to output and productivity growth during the 1990s.