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In formulating the conclusions of this research, it is helpful to revisit the central question posed in chapter one: How can the performance of a public telecommunications operator be measured, by what standards should it be judged, and how does...
The report includes a summary of the original methodology for comparing telecommunication tariffs.
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This paper compares venture capital activity across OECD countries by taking into account international venture capital flows.
Achieving sustainable development goals at a global level will strongly depend on the rapid development and widespread application of cleaner technologies. But do developing countries have the capacity and motivation to take advantage of cleaner technology options?
Mobile communications is one of the tremendous success stories of the telecommunications industry. By June 1999, there were 293 million mobile subscribers in the OECD area, or around one mobile phone for every four inhabitants. Current growth con...
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This report analyzes in detail the results of the world's first economy-wide survey conducted by a national statistical agency that measured the magnitude of electronic commerce, or Internet-based commercial transactions.
The Member countries leading in use of secure servers for electronic commerce, on a per capita basis, are the United States, Iceland, Australia, and New Zealand.
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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...