Publications & Documents


  • 16-January-2003

    English

    Use of Plant-Level Micro-Data for the Evaluation of SME Innovation Policy in Japan (STI Working Papers 2002/12)

    Japan’s SME policies have reached a turning point. The traditional policy of "lifting up SMEs" has been changed into a more pro-competitive policy to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in SMEs. This paper evaluates this policy and the new innovation promotion schemes initiated by METI through an examination of plant-level micro data. Longitudinal micro-data from the Census of Manufacturing are linked to the list of firms

  • 6-January-2003

    English

    STI Working Paper 2002/12: Use of Plant-Level Microdata for the Evaluation of SME Innovation Policy in Japan

    Japan’s SME policies have reached a turning point and have changed into a more pro-competitive policy to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in SMEs. This paper evaluates this policy and new innovation promotion schemes through an examination of plant-level micro data.

  • 24-December-2002

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    Enterprise Policy Performance Assessment (EPPA) for Bulgaria

    This EPPA highlights a number of issues, grounded on insights from SME owners and mangers. It identifies a number of actions needed in order to build further on the progress already made in improving the policy environment for SMEs.

  • 18-December-2002

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    Enterprise Policy Performance Assessment (EPPA) for Romania

    This report seeks to help address the challenges facing SMEs, drawing on the practical experience and views of Romanian SME representatives, expert advisors and the complementary experience and skills of the OECD and the EBRD.

  • 10-December-2002

    English

    OECD Small and Medium Enterprise Outlook, 2002 Edition

    SME policy trends in 28 OECD countries with international comparisons and recent findings on enterprise demography, taxation, SMEs and entrepreneurship, SMEs and environmental management, and implications of global industrial restructuring for SMEs.

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  • 6-December-2002

    English

    OECD-Emerging Asia Investment Policy Dialogue

    Organised to coincide with the Global Forum on International Investment, this exploratory meeting, held in Shanghai on 6 December 2002, discussed the investment outlook and policy challenges in the region and identify possible areas of dialogue and co-operation between the OECD and these economies.

  • 5-December-2002

    English

    Global Forum on International Investment: Attracting Foreign Direct Investment for Development

    The second annual conference of the OECD Global Forum on International Investment was hosted by the Chinese Government in Shanghai on 5-6 December 2002.

  • 3-December-2002

    English

    Responsible supply chain management - 2002 - Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

    Special Focus: Responsible Supply Chain Management. This book provides an account of what the 37 adhering governments have been doing to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy.

  • 13-November-2002

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    Roundtable on Global Instruments for Corporate Responsibility: Supply chains and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Summary of the Discussion

    Summary of the discussion from the Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility which was held on 19 June 2002. It forms part of the publication "OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises -- Annual Report 2002".

  • 24-October-2002

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    Ukraine: A Miracle in waiting?

    This article, by Mehmet Ögütçü and Jaroslav Kinach, was published in the October 2002 edition of the OECD Observer.

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