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  • 22-January-2003

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    Universal service obligations and broadband (STI Digital Economy Paper 68)

    This paper examines the question of whether the scope of universal service should be widened to include broadband.

  • 22-January-2003

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    Venture Capital Policy Review: United Kingdom (STI Working Paper 2003/1)

    This paper analyses trends in UK venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.

  • 17-January-2003

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    Indicators for the assessment of telecommunications competition

    Intensified competition in OECD countries' telecommunications sectors calls for regulations proportionate to the level of competition in the market.

  • 17-January-2003

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    Emerging Risks in the 21st Century: An Agenda for Action

    What is new about major risks in the 21st Century? This report examines the underlying forces in five emerging risk domains and identifies the challenges facing OECD countries.

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  • 17-January-2003

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    Using Patents to Map Technical Change in Health-Related Areas (STI Working Paper 2002/16)

    This document reports findings regarding the use of patents data for understanding various dimensions of technical change in health-related areas.

  • 16-January-2003

    English

    Use of Plant-Level Micro-Data for the Evaluation of SME Innovation Policy in Japan (STI Working Papers 2002/12)

    Japan’s SME policies have reached a turning point. The traditional policy of "lifting up SMEs" has been changed into a more pro-competitive policy to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in SMEs. This paper evaluates this policy and the new innovation promotion schemes initiated by METI through an examination of plant-level micro data. Longitudinal micro-data from the Census of Manufacturing are linked to the list of firms

  • 23-December-2002

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    Genetic Inventions, Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing Practices: Evidence and Policies

    This report presents the findings of an OECD Workshop held in Berlin to establish the impact of patents and licensing on development and access to genetic technology. Few topics in the life sciences today provoke as much debate as the availability of patent protection on "genetic inventions".

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  • 23-December-2002

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    Genetic Inventions, Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing Practices: Evidence and Policies

    This report presents the findings of an OECD Workshop held in Berlin to establish the impact of patents and licensing on development and access to genetic technology. Few topics in the life sciences today provoke as much debate as the availability of patent protection on "genetic inventions".

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  • 17-December-2002

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    Space Agencies

    List of the Space Agencies in the World. Useful links for Space.

  • 5-December-2002

    English

    Broadband Access for Business (STI Digital Economy Paper 67)

    With over 50 million subscribers in the OECD, broadband access is key for economic growth and development. This report examines broadband access development for businesses. It focuses on short distance leased lines and new forms of broadband access.

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