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Competition is increasing in Internet backbone markets, as a result of liberalisation, and the consequent ability of telecommunication carriers to provide infrastructure and services on an end-to-end basis.
This paper investigates the evolution of the industrial structure in the Canadian manufacturing sector and its relationship to technological change.
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The development of broadband access to the Internet is gaining increasing prominence. This is occurring in fields that go well beyond communications policy.
Investment in information technologies has by no means been confined to the United States and yet, average European or Japanese growth experience has been quite different.
This paper presents international comparisons of the contribution of information and communication technology (ICT) to output and productivity growth during the 1990s.
This paper examines the roles of the ICT-producing sector and of key ICT-using industries in overall productivity growth in OECD countries.
The growing use of network technologies and the global nature of electronic commerce increase the likelihood that consumers will interact with businesses outside of their home country.
A comprehensive inventory of existing consumer protection laws, fair business, fair marketing and disclosure requirements in the context of electronic commerce.
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Since the introduction of competition in the telecommunication sector, there have been significant changes in the structure of the telecommunications market.
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In early 1999, the OECD launched an internationally comparable study of the diffusion and economic and competitive impacts of business-to-business electronic commerce over the Internet.