Policy makers everywhere want to know about the social and economic impacts of ICT. The aim of this paper is to examine statistical issues associated with their measurement and to suggest areas for future work.
This conference considered innovation in the software sector from an economic perspective, taking into account the factors that drive innovation, including key framework conditions.
RFID technology is increasingly used in a wide range of tracking and tracing applications. This study compares the implementation of RFID across a broad range of sectors, drawing on interviews with early adopters of RFID technology in Germany.
Bringing together over 200 internationally comparable quality indicators to explore the progress of national innovation strategies and recent developments in science, technology and industry.
This study describes the rapid growth of user-created Web content and its increasing role in worldwide communication, and draws out implications for policy.
OECD Information and Communication Policy News - September 2007Including OECD Communications Outlook 2007, OECD Recommendation on Consumer Dispute Resolution and Redress and Recommendation and Guidance on Electronic Authentication
Can governments elevate their broadband performance rankings? This paper aims to identify the factors that are significant in driving broadband penetration.
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.
On 12 July 2007, OECD Member countries adopted a Recommendation on Consumer Dispute Resolution and Redress to provide governments with a framework to help consumers resolve disputes and settle claims with business.