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Purposes of the dataset:The elaboration of a more precise nomenclature of households' financial assets and the collection of more detailed information constitute an attempt to better identify and analyze households' wealth in OECD countries. The objective of the sub-classification of assets AF.52, AF611 and AF612 is to identify the relative importance of the various types of assets, classified according to the increasing risk. The
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The first OECD’s Entrepreneurship Indicators Steering Group Seminar, to take place in Roma, Italy, at the ISTAT Office, will bring together experts in the field of entrepreneurship research, policy and statistics in order to further the work of an internationally comparable system of indicators to be developed by the OECD. The meeting will focus on sources of data, data requirements and the activities to be undertaken to develop a
ISTAT-Eurostat-OECD Seminar on Entrepreneurship Indicators. Subjects: International projects on enterprise demography, business sucess and entrepreneurship. Best practices on indicators for business success and entrepreneurship. Future work.
Statistics working paper N. 19 - 2006/4 - This paper is designed to make available in a timely fashion and to a wider readership selected studies prepared by the staff in the Secretariat or by outside consultants working on OECD projects. The papers included are of a technical, methodological or statistical policy nature and relate to statistical work relevant to the organisation.
OECD Workshop on Productivity Analysis and Measurement is organised jointly with the Federal Statistical Office and the State Secretary for Economic Affairs of Switzerland and will be held in Bern, 16-18 October 2006.
Statistics Working Paper N. 18 - 2006/3. The creation of new businesses and the decline of unproductive ones are often regarded key to business dynamism in OECD economies. Understanding business behaviour, creative destruction and identifying successful and failing businesses, as well as fostering entrepreneurship and innovation, have become increasingly important objectives for policy makers in many OECD economies in recent years.
Statistics Working Paper N. 17 - 2006/2 presents results from comprehensive revisions analysis and real-time data analysis using the OECD Original Release Data and Revisions Database. Studies for GDP, Index of Industrial Production and Retail trade volume.
There is widespread policy interest in entrepreneurship, including within the OECD. Researchers argue about the link between entrepreneurship and growth, but everyone wants entrepreneurship even if the link to growth is not clear. Therefore, the Statistics Directorate has undertaken a study to explore the need for, and feasibility of, international indicators regarding entrepreneurship.This paper presents the Report resulting from the
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The OECD, in common with many other organisations, has normally measured material living standards in member countries in terms of the level and growth of gross domestic product (GDP). But clearly, policy makers do not focus single-mindedly on GDP. They rather seek to enhance the overall well-being of citizens, today and in the future, taking into account other factors such as distributional concerns and environmental quality.