Working Papers


  • 30-June-2010

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    OECD's FDI Restrictiveness Index: 2010 Update - OECD Working Papers on International Investment - No. 2010/3

    This working paper, the 2010 update of the FDI Restrictiveness Index (FDI Index), expands the sectors covered and revises the way in which FDI measures are scored and weighted.

  • 16-June-2010

    English, Excel, 597kb

    Foreign State Immunity and Foreign Government Controlled Investors, OECD Working Papers on International Investment, No. 2010/2

    This working paper examines two issues concerning foreign state-controlled investors: whether the doctrine of foreign state immunity may make it difficult for private parties to pursue legitimate claims against them and whether that doctrine creates regulatory enforcement gaps for host countries.

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  • 17-May-2010

    English

    Intellectual Property Rights in International Investment Agreements, OECD Working Papers on International Investment, No. 2010/1

    This working paper provides an overview of recent developments in investment treaty practice with regard to the protection of intellectual property rights (IPRs).

  • 25-March-2010

    English

    The OECD ORBIS database: responding to the need for firm-level micro-data in the OECD

    Statistics Working Paper N. 30 - 2010/1 - Firm-level micro-data have become increasingly important in OECD activities not only for econometric analysis that captures heterogeneity across enterprises but also in order to conduct different and more detailed types of data aggregation (e.g. by geographical unit, firm size, industry). This paper describes the development of the OECD ORBIS micro database. This database includes more than

  • 19-March-2010

    English

    Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Financial Market Cycles (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2010/3)

    This paper reviews evidence of the relationship between innovation and entrepreneurship. It then turns to understanding the consequences of market cycles and the economic crisis and discusses implications for programmes to encourage financing for entrepreneurs and venture capital.

  • 8-April-2009

    English

    Trademarks as an Indicator of Product and Marketing Innovations (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/6)

    This paper aims at presenting trademarks, their potential link with innovations and their main statistical properties, to see if they may serve as an innovation indicator.

  • 2-March-2009

    English

    Towards Harmonised Bilateral Trade Data for Inter-Country Input-Output Analyses: Statistical Issues (STI Working Paper 2009/4)

    This paper discusses the challenges faced when attempting to construct appropriate bilateral trade matrices using annual data collected by the OECD and United Nations, as well as national sources.

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  • 10-February-2009

    English

    The Measurement of CO2 Embodiments in International Trade: Evidence from the Harmonised Input-Output and Bilateral Trade Database (STI Working Paper 2009/3)

    This study addresses the issue of carbon embodiments in trade using internationally comparable OECD data sources (input-output, bilateral goods trade and CO2 emissions) for 41 countries/regions by 17 industries.

  • 30-December-2008

    English

    Fostering Entrepreneurship for Innovation (STI Working Paper 2008/5)

    This paper presents the role of entrepreneurship policies in supporting innovation in four OECD countries. It consists of a synthesis report based on the findings of country case studies on Korea, Mexico, Norway and Turkey. The case studies are appended to the synthesis report.

  • 17-December-2008

    English

    Open Innovation in a Global Perspective: What Do Existing Data Tell Us? (STI Working Paper 2008/4)

    This paper presents different indicators using existing data on R&D investments, innovation survey data, patent data and data on licensing, illustrating the increasing importance and the different characteristics of open innovation across companies, industries and countries.

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