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The business services examined in this study include software and information services, R&D and technical services, advertising and marketing, business consulting, recruitment and human resource development services.
How precisely does ICT affect economic growth and the efficiency of firms? How well can these impacts be measured? And under which conditions do the impacts of ICT emerge?
The key themes of this one day Forum provided the basis for OECD governments and other stakeholders to identify the benefits and limits of PETs for businesses and individual users, and better envision how the development and use of such tools should be further encouraged at the global level.
This background paper has been prepared to provide a broad overview of the issues associated with spam as information for participants at the OECD Workshop on Spam, to be held at the European Commission on 2-3 February 2004.
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The Study Plan implements the conceptual building blocks presented in the methodology paper. The plan consists of three parts which are carried out sequentially.
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This paper proposes some ways forward in stimulating and structuring interdisciplinary research on business-to-business electronic commerce. A ‘commerce-centred’ perspective is proposed that is grounded in concepts of commerce as a complex socio-economic institution. On this basis, a conceptual framework is developed for assessing the dynamics and impacts of electronic commerce in the value chains of products (goods and services).
This volume draws together OECD work to date on measures for ensuring effective privacy protection online.
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Broadband Internet access is one of the first services where there has been a convergence between communications platforms built for different purposes.
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This paper is aimed at responding to arguments that have been made about the necessity and benefits of structural separation of the telecommunications local loop.