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  • 9-June-2008



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  • 17-September-2007

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    Monitoring of the OECD Space Project Recommendations

    This paper paints a richly detailed picture of the space industry, its downstream service activities, and its wider economic and social impacts.

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  • 10-May-2007

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    OECD Forum on Space Economics: Briefing Note

    Origines, objectives, participants and activities of the OECD Forum on Space Economics are described in this note.

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  • 15-February-2007


    Sweden: the Safety of Older People

    Injuries from falls among the elderly are set to become a major social and economic problem in the years to come. In Europe alone some 50 000 older people die of fall injuries every year.

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  • 12-September-2006

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    OECD Studies in Risk Management - France: Policies for Preventing and Compensating Flood-related damage

    Of all natural hazards, flooding causes the greatest damage in OECD countries, particularly in France.

  • 7-September-2006

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    OECD Studies in Risk Management - Japan: Floods

    Floods and flood-related disasters, such as landslides, are a traditional and serious risk in Japan. In the 1940s and 50s, after flood disasters took thousands of lives, the creation of a comprehensive flood risk management programme led to a dramatic reduction in human casualties.

  • 20-June-2006


    Infrastructure to 2030 (Volume 2): Mapping Policy for Electricity, Water and Transport

    Infrastructure systems play a vital role in economic and social development, ensuring the delivery of goods and services that promote economic prosperity and growth and contribute to quality of life. The book assesses infrastructure business models and presents policy recommendations.

  • 20-June-2006


    Infrastructure to 2030: Telecom, Land Transport, Water and Electricity

    Infrastructures are the very foundation of modern economies and societies Energy, transport, water, telecommunications, all will continue to be essential to future development and growth.The second volume of this publication was released in 2007.

  • 14-June-2006


    Bioeconomy Glossary

    The full glossary as well as smaller sections and other webpages with biotechnology terminology are available.

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  • 9-June-2006


    Bioeconomy Background Documents

    The bioeconomy, a new concept, covers a broad range of economic activities, each benefiting from new discoveries, and the related products and services arising out of the biosciences.

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