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Services are transforming OECD economies on a massive scale, but are still impeded by regulations and policies that stifle innovation and competition. Comprehensive reforms need to be pursued internationally as well as in individual OECD countrie...
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OECD Business and Industry Policy Forum on Environmental Management: Challenges for Industry, Paris, 27 September 2000.
What is driving recent growth in OECD countries? Whether or not it is appropriate to speak of a "new economy", innovation and technology play crucial roles.
This paper reviews recent trends in international strategic alliances, which have grown more than five-fold between 1989 and 1999, paralleling the increase in cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As).
This STI Working Paper deals with this group of rapidly expanding firms. It does so by placing the discussion into a context of entrepreneurship, arguing that there are two main aspects to this notion: one of business start-ups and market entry, and another one of innovation.
In 1994, the Commission of the European Communities and the Governments of Finland, Japan, Korea, Norway, Sweden and the United States signed the Final Act of the "Agreement Respecting Normal Competitive Conditions in the Commercial Shipbuilding and Repair Industry".
This paper deals with the contribution of information and communication technology (ICT) to economic growth and to labour and multi-factor productivity.
This paper examines recent trends and drivers of cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As) which grew six-fold in 1991-98 and now account for more than 85% of foreign direct investment.
This report combines the previous more technical work developed over the last three years.
This report proposes a method for classifying each country's manufacturing industries by their extent of globalisation, using a set of indicators.