The OECD is a laboratory for exploring ways to improve policy making and enforcement to better protect and empower consumers. It does so by caring out research and developing evidence-based guidelines in key areas.
This book defines identity theft, studies how it is perpetrated, outlines what is being done to combat it, and recommends specific ways to address it in a global manner.
This publication examines the approaches that governments use to promote consumer education in OECD and some non-OECD countries, highlighting the policies and measures that have been particularly effective.
Malware attacks are increasing both in frequency and sophistication, thus posing a serious threat to the Internet economy and to national security. This book is a first step toward addressing the threat in a comprehensive, global manner.
The aim of the 2008 OECD Roundtable on Consumer Product Safety was to examine consumer product safety trends and challenges at both domestic and international levels.
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The policy guidance calls upon countries to implement effective educational measures to prevent consumers from becoming victims on-line.
The policy guidance lays out the policy responses that need to be in place to ensure that consumers engaging in mobile commerce transactions are adequately informed, and are protected against security or privacy risks.
This report has been developed to support the objectives of the OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy (Seoul, 17-18 June 2008).
e-book "Social and Economic Factors Shaping the Future of the Internet" - Summary of the proceedings of NSF / OECD workshop, held at the United States National Science Foundation in Washington D.C., on 31 January 2007
Report on the 2nd Roundtable on Economics for Consumer Policy, held in October 2006, to consider the economic theories of information disclosure with a focus on two major industry sectors – telecommunications and financial services.