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Transparency is a core principle of international investment policy and rules. This paper makes the case that transparency is good for societies at large as well as for international investors.
The purpose of this User's Guide is to contribute to a better understanding of the principles and procedures of the OECD Codes. It also provides detailed explanations of the coverage of the Codes and may therefore serve as a manual for Code users.
The need for better quantitative and qualitative information relating to SMEs is one of the cross-cutting issues of the Bologna Process. This Workshop, organised by the Statistics Directorate, will aim at deriving concrete statistical recommendat...
This Workshop will be hosted by the Hungarian Government and will be open to non-member economies participating in the Bologna Process. It will centre on issues related to entrepreneurship and SME development and will identify policy recommendati...
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This EPPA highlights a number of issues, based on the private sector perspective, which the OECD and EBRD present to the Government's attention. It identifies a number of actions that could be taken to build further on the progress already made in improving the policy environment for SMEs.
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The general benefits of attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), and the potential of FDI as a tool for regional economic development in particular, are commonly recognised by policy makers and analysts. This study concluded that FDI generally supports growth in developing, emerging and transition economies, irrespective of their initial state of development.
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Kingston, Jamaica, 11 March 2003. This document comprises a summary of proceedings, the minutes of the meeting and the list of participants from the Third Plenary Meeting of the CRII.
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High-growth SMEs are among the top 5-10% of all growing firms in terms of the number of jobs created, and are key players in economic growth. They are found in all industries and regions, and tend to be concentrated in a limited number of sectors...
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This report presents the findings of management training case studies in six OECD countries: Canada, Finland, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
This paper analyses trends in Canadian venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.