This book examines dynamics between demand and innovation and provides insights into the rationale and scope for public policies. Drawing on country experience and case studies, it illustrates good practices for designing, implementing and evaluating demand-side innovation policies.
This series of policy briefs provide an overview of key economic and development issues affecting Africa today.
Harnessing Freedom of Investment for Green Growth addresses how the international investment policy community can help countries achieve green growth.
This book analyses the current trends in international investment in innovation and the attractiveness policies already implemented. The report also explores in more detail the role of investment incentives that governments tend to give to international investors.
Published every two years, this report covers trends in the steelmaking capacity in economies that are not members of the OECD. This edition examines their current steelmaking capacity and likely changes therein up to the year 2012.
This study provides an empirical review of the role of governments, the private sector, regional economic institutions and the broader international community in driving economic diversification in Africa.
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This report covers investment measures taken between 16 September 2010 and 15 February 2011. Information presented in this report has also been used for two joint reports by WTO, OECD and UNCTAD, released on 14 June and 4 November 2010, respectively, in response to the G20 Leaders' request of 2 April 2009 for quarterly public reporting on their adherence to their trade and investment policy commitments.
Many African countries are attractive destinations for agricultural investment. African governments are working to strengthen their capacities to design policies that will enhance the development returns of more and better investment in agriculture.
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This article focuses on Indonesia’s progress in improving its policy framework for investment and asks what more can be done to attract high quality investment into the country. It is part of the Investment Insights series.
The 2010 edition of the annual report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises focuses on 3 core issues being considered during the update of the Guidelines - supply chains, human rights, and climate change.