Working Papers


  • 1-March-2001

    English

    Inventory of Consumer Protection Laws, Policies and Practices Applied to Electronic Commerce (STI Digital Economy Paper 54)

    A comprehensive inventory of existing consumer protection laws, fair business, fair marketing and disclosure requirements in the context of electronic commerce.

  • 7-February-2001

    English, , 182kb

    Interconnection and Local Competition (STI Digital Economy Paper 53)

    Since the introduction of competition in the telecommunication sector, there have been significant changes in the structure of the telecommunications market.

  • 17-January-2001

    English, , 239kb

    B2B E-Commerce in Publishing, Retail Distribution and Pharmaceuticals Distribution in France (STI Digital Economy Paper 52)

    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.

  • 1-January-2001

    English, , 1,351kb

    Understanding the Digital Divide (STI Digital Economy Paper 49)

    The term "digital divide" refers to the gap between individuals, households, businesses and geographic areas at different socio-economic levels with regard to their opportunities to access information and communication technologies (ICTs).

  • 1-January-2001

    English, , 379kb

    ICT Standardisation in the New Global Context. Final Report (STI Digital Economy Paper 50)

    The new global information infrastructure will prove effective only if it can guarantee high-speed transmission throughout the network of all kinds of data -- text, images, sound or video -- in a secure manner while preserving its integrity.

  • 25-May-2000

    English, , 234kb

    Telecommunications regulations: Institutional structures and responsibilities (STI Digital Economy Paper 48)

    The liberalisation of telecommunication markets has required a new set of regulatory principles that can ensure fair competition in the marketplace.

  • 19-May-2000

    English, , 534kb

    Cellular Mobile Pricing Structures and Trends (STI Digital Economy Paper 47)

    Mobile communications is one of the tremendous success stories of the telecommunications industry. By June 1999 there were 293 million mobile subscribers in the OECD area, or around one mobile phone for every four inhabitants.

  • 23-March-2000

    English

    The Contribution of ICTs to Output Growth: A Study of the G7 Countries (STI Working Paper 2000/2)

    This paper deals with the contribution of information and communication technology (ICT) to economic growth and to labour and multi-factor productivity.

  • 30-November-1999

    English

    Online Advertising and Marketing Directed Toward Children (STI Digital Economy Paper 46)

    OECD Committee on Consumer Policy Forum Session on Online Advertising and Marketing Directed toward Children, intended to provide information on how OECD Member countries are dealing with issues related to children and the Internet.

  • 1-October-1999

    English, , 60kb

    Electronic Commerce: Initial Survey of Unilateral Liberalisation and Facilitation Measures (STI Digital Economy Paper 45)

    This paper reports initial results from a Secretariat survey of recent unilateral liberalisation and facilitation measures relevant to the growth of Internet-based electronic commerce.

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