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OECD organised, in collaboration with the Lithuanian Government, a Conference on Fiscal Incentives and Competition for Foreign Direct Investment which was held in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 30 May 2000.
This Conference took place within the framework of the OECD Baltic Regional Programme and under the auspices of the OECD Committees on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises and on Fiscal Affairs and the Centre for
This STI Working Paper deals with this group of rapidly expanding firms. It does so by placing the discussion into a context of entrepreneurship, arguing that there are two main aspects to this notion: one of business start-ups and market entry, and another one of innovation.
OECD Conference. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 11-12 April 2000.
In 1994, the Commission of the European Communities and the Governments of Finland, Japan, Korea, Norway, Sweden and the United States signed the Final Act of the "Agreement Respecting Normal Competitive Conditions in the Commercial Shipbuilding and Repair Industry".
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This paper looks at business approaches to commitment and implementation in the fight against bribery by examining the texts of 246 codes of corporate conduct issued by individual firms, business associations...
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April 2000. Reports on trends in international direct investment tend to focus on recent developments. While such information is clearly of most relevance for policymakers and others interested in the pace and scale of globalisation...
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Voluntary efforts to ensure that firms adhere to appropriate standards of business conduct have been an important recent development in international business.
This paper deals with the contribution of information and communication technology (ICT) to economic growth and to labour and multi-factor productivity.
This paper examines recent trends and drivers of cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As) which grew six-fold in 1991-98 and now account for more than 85% of foreign direct investment.
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This working paper concentrates on the relevance of the aspirations and commitments set forth in corporate codes in addressing public concerns, focusing in some detail on how these issues are addressed.