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Trace the shortcomings in current financial reporting and how it increasingly fails to report critical information to investors. Makes two proposals that may enhance the usefulness of financial information -- extended capitalisation of intangible...
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An ambitious attempt in France to survey the complexities of innovation capabilities within industrial firms.
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A new workplace and employee survey being undertaken regularly in Canada to plot changes in the Canadian workplace and the outcomes for firms and workers.
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Asian economies are developing knowledge-based industries based on information and communications technologies (ICT) according to visionary strategies. However, they still suffer from structural weaknesses in industry highlighted by the Asian fin...
It was a financial crisis, or was it? Did a band of speculators and money-changers pull the rug out from under the Thai, Malaysian, Philippine, Indonesian and Korean economies, thereby trashing the Asian Miracle. Or were more profound, longer-ter...
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This paper provides a qualitative assessment of the underlying factors that promote efficient corporate governance and examines the strengths, weaknesses, and economic implications associated with corporate governance systems in OECD countries.
This report presents the patterns and main trends of the internationalisation of industrial R&D. It also probes the possible consequences of this phenomenon, which constitutes the most advanced stage in the globalisation process.
Outcome of the 94th session of the OECD Council Working Party on Shipbuilding, 21-22 October 1998.
This document presents three alternative methods for the construction of indicators of relative trade-weighted unit labour costs by industry, as well as the empirical results based on these methods for 18 OECD member countries.
This paper describes the methods used to classify the OECD countries' industrial sectors and manufactures by level of technology, and presents the resulting classifications.