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21 March 1998. At the time of the MAI negotiations, the United Kingdom commissioned an independent consultant, Dr. E.V.K. FitzGerald, to prepare a report on the possible implications of the MAI for developing countries.
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.
Conference organised by the OECD, the Italian Department of Tourism and the City of Rome.
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Paris, 17 September 1997. These proceedings contain a selection of papers presented at the Special Session on the Multilateral Agreement on Investment which took place in Paris on 17 September 1997.
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Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are currently attracting a great deal of attention from policy makers in OECD Member countries and elsewhere. In a world economy characterised by rapid globalisation, new opportunities are opening up for ...
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Chile is a significant host for foreign direct investment (FDI) in South America, especially given the relatively small size of its economy. The attraction of Chile to foreign investors lies not only in its resource abundance but also in its tradition of openness to foreign investment. Chilean policies towards inward investment generally conform to OECD standards, and the country has been a trailblazer within Latin America in terms of
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A selection of papers presented at the Symposium on the Multilateral Agreement on Investment, held in Seoul, Korea, on 3-4 April 1997.
Services provided by accountants, lawyers, engineers and architects are among the fastest-growing sectors in OECD economies, but international trade and investment in these professional services remain hindered by complex domestic regulations. Participants considered concrete policy options for advancing liberalisation through regulatory reform, while maintaining high standards for consumer protection.