OECD Home › Industry and entrepreneurship › Publications & Documents
Publications & Documents
Global Value Chains (GVCs) are a dominant feature of the world economy that impact growth, jobs and development, but numerous challenges remain to ensure that all countries and all firms have the opportunity to participate and benefit.
This seminar investigated how changes made in key policy areas at national, regional and international levels can help generate more and better private investment in Africa’s infrastructure.
Esta conferencia abordaró cuestiones clave en materia de inversión en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe. Fomentaró el debate entre funcionarios públicos, expertos internacionales y otras partes interesadas sobre recomendaciones concretas de políticas públicas que maximicen las oportunidades y hagan frente a los desafíos de la región.
This conference addressed key questions on investment in infrastructure and transport in Latin America and the Caribbean. It brought together policymakers, international experts and other interested stakeholders to discuss concrete policy recommendations to maximise the opportunities and address the challenges in the region.
Financing conditions for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) remain a pressing concern in many countries, according to a new OECD report.
The Policy Framework for Investment in Agriculture is a flexible tool which helps governments evaluate their investment policies in the ten areas essential to creating an attractive environment for investors and in enhancing the development benefits of agricultural investment.
While there has been a recent revival of interest in industrial policy around the world, systematic evidence of efficacy is relatively scarce. This report considers recent evidence from the evaluation of industrial policy. It focuses on three specific policy areas: support for R&D, capital market interventions (with a focus on risk capital), and public procurement for innovation.
Despite large and growing investments in knowledge and innovation, productivity growth in many countries has slowed in recent years. At the same time, there is an urgent need for more rapid innovation (including its uptake and diffusion) in several key areas, such as in environment. This workshop on 25-26 September 2014 will bring together academic experts to consider these challenges.
This paper aims to provide an introduction to and overview of the social investment market for policy makers. Social investment is the provision of finance to organisations with the explicit expectation of a social, as well as financial, return. It has become increasingly relevant in today’s economic environment as social challenges have mounted while public funds in many countries are under pressure.
English, PDF, 643kb
This brochure describes the OECD Policy Guidance for Investment in Clean Energy Infrastructure, a non-prescriptive tool to help policy makers identify ways to mobilise private investment in clean energy infrastructure.