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This paper examines recent trends and drivers of cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As) which grew six-fold in 1991-98 and now account for more than 85% of foreign direct investment.
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This working paper concentrates on the relevance of the aspirations and commitments set forth in corporate codes in addressing public concerns, focusing in some detail on how these issues are addressed.
This report combines the previous more technical work developed over the last three years.
This report proposes a method for classifying each country's manufacturing industries by their extent of globalisation, using a set of indicators.
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This study, published in April 1999, looks at the role of foreign direct investment in the development of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand.
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This report, published in April 1998, surveys the findings and conclusions of OECD work and related studies concerning the role of international investment in globalisation and its links with trade and economic development.
This document presents three alternative methods for the construction of indicators of relative trade-weighted unit labour costs by industry, as well as the empirical results based on these methods for 18 OECD member countries.
This paper describes the methods used to classify the OECD countries' industrial sectors and manufactures by level of technology, and presents the resulting classifications.
The aim of this paper is to provide a critical description of some of the indicators most frequently used in analysing competitiveness.
High and rising unemployment rates in the early 1990s have moved the employment question centre-stage in the policy debate. This paper aims at identifying common results and trends from national studies, as well as identifying "best practices" of analysis and data gathering.