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Building on an earlier study of patterns on firm entry, exit growth and survival (DSTI Working Paper 2004/1), this paper takes a closer look at the role of policies and institutions for firm entry and survival and at the link between new firm creation and economic performance.
How precisely does ICT affect economic growth and the efficiency of firms? How well can these impacts be measured? And under which conditions do the impacts of ICT emerge?
This study presents evidence on firm entry and exit, growth and survival derived with new data from Eurostat, covering nine European Union member countries.
This statement by the OECD Committee on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises (CIME) reports on activities undertaken in response to the issues raised by the UN Expert Panel on Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources and other Forms of Wealth in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Istanbul, 11-12 February 2004. The primary objective of this meeting was to better assess the needs of MENA countries, identify priorities in the field of investment, both domestic and foreign, and to develop an outline ...
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Transparency remains one of the top concerns of investors worldwide. This Framework for Investment Policy Transparency aims to assist host OECD and non-OECD governments to properly address this concern. The Framework contains fifteen user-friendly questions for conducting self-evaluation and sharing experiences among public officials.
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Following on from the individual Enterprise Policy Performance Assessments for the countries of South East Europe, this report provides a regional assessment.
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
- The OECD Statistics Brief N. 7, December 2003 - Comparing Growth in GDP and Labour Productivity: Measurement Issues
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.