Reports


  • 21-June-2016

    English

    ICTs and Jobs: Complements or Substitutes?

    This report examines the effects of investments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on total labour demand, labour demand by skill level, and labour demand by industry in selected OECD countries over the period 1990-2012.

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  • 21-June-2016

    English

    New Forms of Work in the Digital Economy

    This paper provides new evidence on the development of online platforms and explores the emergence of new forms of work in the digital economy. It finds that the transformative effects of online platforms may challenge existing institutions and might necessitate reviews of policy and regulatory frameworks in many areas.

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  • 17-June-2016

    English

    Economic and Social Benefits of Internet Openness

    This report presents a framework for analysing Internet openness, the factors that influence it, and initial qualitative and quantitative evidence on its effects. Among the key findings are that Internet openness consists of many technical, economic and social elements and that overall openness is vital for reaping the Internet’s potential benefits.

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  • 16-June-2016

    English

    Stimulating Digital Innovation for Growth and Inclusiveness

    This report analyses the importance of the adoption and the effective use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for enabling digital innovation for growth and inclusiveness, and discusses the role of public policies in stimulating such adoption and use.

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  • 10-June-2016

    English

    New Markets and New Jobs

    This report provides new evidence on the effects of digital technologies on labour demand and discusses key policies to foster employment in the digital economy.

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  • 10-June-2016

    English

    Managing Digital Security and Privacy Risk

    This report discusses how increased connectivity and data-driven innovation have brought about significant economic and social opportunities while changing the scale and scope of digital security and privacy challenges. These developments highlight the need for an evolution in policies and practices to build and maintain trust in the digital economy in order to fully realise its economic and social potentials.

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  • 7-June-2016

    English

    Protecting consumers in peer platform markets: Exploring the issues

    As a general principle, consumer laws should be considered to apply to the basic offer of services to peers by peer platforms. It can be difficult, however, to apply existing laws to business models that blur the boundaries between consumers and businesses. What is the best approach to provide effective consumer protection while encouraging innovation? This report provides context for considering this and related questions.

  • 7-June-2016

    English

    Skills for a Digital World: 2016 Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy Background Report

    This report discusses measures that can help to ensure that the diffusion of digital technologies is accompanied by the development of the skills needed for their effective use, an increase in the responsiveness of national skills development systems to changes in skills demand and of new learning opportunities created by digital technologies.

  • 1-June-2016

    English

    Seizing the Benefits from Digitalisation for Growth and Well-being

    The OECD’s ongoing work on digitalisation of the economy and society has highlighted the need to develop a better understanding of how digitalisation affects different sectors and policy areas. This paper advocates a coherent approach to respond to digitalisation in a proactive manner and seize its benefits for growth and wellbeing.

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  • 21-May-2016

    English

    Digital Government in Chile - Strengthening the Institutional and Governance Framework

    This review analyses the governance and institutional framework of digital government in Chile. It is based on the OECD Recommendation on Digital Government Strategies. It first benchmarks the institutional arrangements of ten advanced countries in the field of digital government, assessing their strategies, digital government units or bodies and policy levers, as well as the co-ordination mechanisms in place. The review then provides an in-depth look at the institutional set-up of digital government in Chile. The assessment reveals that the governance of digital government in Chile would benefit from a stronger legal basis, providing the unit leading the work on digital government with a better grounding and the necessary levers to drive the digital transformation of government and public services. Based on this analysis, the OECD advances two alternative recommendations to strengthen the institutional framework of digital government to foster public sector productivity, enhance efficiencies and improve service delivery. The strengths and weaknesses of the alternatives discussed in detail. The review includes a roadmap for the implementation of both alternatives.

     

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