This paper examines how measurement problems affect international comparisons of labour productivity.
As biotechnology becomes increasingly viewed as a strategic sector, the need for reliable statistics from which informed policy decisions can be made grows. This report provides an update on the biotechnology industry, based on primarily official statistical sources.
Spanish translation of news release on "Maximising Broadband to Boost Economic and Social Development"
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Selected graphs on broadband take-up and penetration, diffusion of consumer goods and communications services, and availability of DSL.
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The OECD's policy response to the challenge of maximising the benefits of broadband Internet services for economic and social development.
This report addresses issues related to governance of public research, describes the challenges and provides evidence of the reforms that have been developed. Good practices are highlighted and policy lessons are drawn.
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The events reviewed have affected large concentrations of people and disrupted vital systems such as energy supplies, transport and communications. They spread beyond the region originally affected and in some cases generated distrust of the ability of governments to protect people. The focus of this report is primarily on restoring trust and securing recovery after a major harmful event has occurred.
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This paper analyses trends in the US venture capital market and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
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This paper focuses on the development of local loop unbundling in the OECD. It examines policies for unbundling, progress in achieving unbundling, and collocation and pricing policies for unbundling.