Investment in human capital is to the fore of debate and analysis in OECD countries about how to promote economic prosperity, fuller employment, and social cohesion. Individuals, organisations and nations increasingly recognise that high levels o...
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This paper intends to bring the Austrian tip experience to the focus group on 'Cluster Analysis & Cluster Policies' within the OECD National Innovation Systems (NIS) Project. A short and concise demonstration of our activities and perspectives ta...
It is now well accepted that technological development and the globalisation of economies have permanently changed the character of both work and employment in OECD countries. Work in successful enterprises can no longer follow the old industrial...
At the end of this century, post-secondary education faces a triple challenge -- how to provide high quality education and training attuned to the 21st century for all adults who need it and can profit from it in the most cost-effective way. Info...
Is human capital accounting theoretically possible and practically feasible? Economists estimate human capital on the basis of years of schooling or formal educational attainment levels regardless of actual productive capacity. Financial accounting and reporting ignore even these crude measures, leaving human capital off the balance sheet for want of rules or conventions. A review of innovative policies in OECD countries shows that
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This report examines ways in which governments can stimulate the supply of venture capital for innovative firms. Proceedings of the 1995 ad hoc meeting of experts on venture capital.