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The aim of this paper is two-fold: to highlight stylised facts about recent trends in the skill distribution of employment and to analyse the role that technological change might have in explaining these dynamics.
The aim of this paper is to identify the main problems of comparison between countries and over time of the data on R&D performed in the services industries collected by OECD member countries.
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The Seoul workshop was devoted to a discussion of the role of government in facing the changes led by information and communications technology (ICT) development and diffusion.
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This paper provides an overview of the economic and policy implications of various technologies available to provide local telecommunication access.
How can we adequately compare output and productivity growth across countries? Well-established measures of output and productivity growth have come under scrutiny because they have not always been able to reflect the rapid quality changes in pro...
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By the beginning of 1996, eight OECD countries had liberalised the provision of public switched telecommunication networks (PSTN) in their markets. In the other 18 OECD countries the incumbent public telecommunication operator (PTO) had the sole ...
The aim of this paper is to provide a critical description of some of the indicators most frequently used in analysing competitiveness.
The OECD, together with the European Commission (DGXIII), and COMTEC (Dublin City University), held a workshop on the pricing and regulation of Internet in Dublin on the 20th and 21 June 1996.
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As the global information society (GIS) continues to evolve in a complex world, the accompanying economic transformation process remains less than straightforward.
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This statement is an initial response to the OECD Council, meeting at Ministerial level, in May 1995 to provide a policy report on the Global Information Infrastructure - Global Information Society (GII-GIS) ...