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Statistics Working Paper N 8 - 2003/5 - This paper examines how measurement problems affect international comparisons of labour productivity. It suggests that these measurement problems do not significantly affect the assessment of aggregate productivity patterns in the OECD area. However, these problems do influence the more detailed assessment of productivity growth, notably the role of specific sectors and demand components in
This paper analyses trends in Portuguese venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
This paper analyses trends in Spanish venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
This paper analyses trends in Norwegian venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
Special Focus: Enhancing the Role of Business in the Fight Against Corruption. This book provides an account of what the 38 adhering governments have been doing in 2003 to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy.
Johannesburg, South Africa, 19 November 2003. This Workshop took stock of progress in promoting corporate responsibility through private sector initiatives and inter-governmental approaches such as the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
19 November 2003, Johannesburg, South Africa. This roundtable addressed the critical issues of African priorities and ways that OECD countries can contribute to the improvement of the business environment for domestic and international investors and to building the necessary capacities.
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This statement by OECD and NEPAD was issued at the OECD-Africa Investment Roundtable which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa on 19 November 2003. It calls for the launch of a result-oriented, inclusive and comprehensive Africa Investment Initiative to create a positive investment environment across the continent.
The third annual conference of the OECD Global Forum on International Investment was hosted by the South African Government in Johannesburg on 17-18 November 2003.
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This speech was made by Mr. Richard Hecklinger, Deputy-Secretary General, OECD, at the Global Forum on International Investment held in Johannesburg on 17-18 November 2003.