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One of the distinctive characteristics of the current globalisation process is the emergence of global value chains. This paper shows how international input-output tables can be used to provide empirical evidence of the growing importance of these global value chains.
This publication presents detailed data on the industrial activity of multinationals in OECD countries. In an era of globalisation, these data highlight the increasing importance of multinationals in the economies of host countries. Time series cover 23 countries for the period 2000-2004.
Short summary of the meeting of the OECD's Council Working Party on Shipbuilding held on 10-11 December 2007.
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Description of the revised Sector Understanding on Export Credits for Ships (SSU)
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This report places the shipbuilding industry in an economic context, and examines factors that can afffect the structure of the industry.
Bringing together over 200 internationally comparable quality indicators to explore the progress of national innovation strategies and recent developments in science, technology and industry.
This report provides new insights into offshoring, which has become a fact of life for business, and describes the wide-ranging effects that offshoring can have on domestic employment -- the positive, as well as the negative.
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This report, prepared in 2007, examines in detail the impact of decreased capital markets activity in the shipbuilding sector.
Summary of the 104th meeting of the WP6.
The globalisation of production has changed the industrial structure within OECD countries, and in some sectors blunted their competitiveness. Another major consequence has been fears of job losses, due to outsourcing and offshoring. How should OECD countries respond?