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Measuring the economic and social impacts of the Internet presents several challenges. This working paper reviews the rapidly changing nature of the Internet, the need for more granular data in order to understand its complexity, and the phenomenon of big data.
This web site provides information on upcoming OECD Workshop on consumer protection and empowerment Empowerment in the Purchase of Digital Content, to be held on 23 April 2012, in Paris, France.
This electronic publication provides recent statistics on the resources devoted to the R&D in OECD countries and in seven non-member economies.
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The activities of the Megascience Forum and the Global Science Forum, undertaken and completed from 2001 to 2012, are described in the pages of this brochure.
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The Mumbai Gateway Area Case Study focuses in large measure on the future opportunities and challenges facing ports in the Mumbai gateway area, which was chosen as a principal target, following discussions with infrastructure experts in India.
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The Case Study on the Greater Copenhagen Area includes insights on the Greater Copenhagen Area, its current situation and outlook – together with advice from Danish authorities on Danish transport and infrastructure policies and strategies and infrastructure investment over the period to 2020.
The 2012 edition of OECD Input-Output Database is available. Tables consist of matrices of inter-industrial transaction flows of goods and services (domestically produced and imported) in current prices, for all OECD countries (except Iceland) and 15 non-member countries.
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This guide comprises eight key points for planning public engagement activities. It contains a set of questions to help policy makers develop a plan from start to finish, as well as practical case studies from countries that have used the guide in their communication activities.
Innovation is a central element of China’s reform agenda. Chinese innovations have benefited the world throughout history. Today, with the right policy mix, China could continue to inspire new scientific and technological advances, helping to revitalize the global economy.
This paper reviews the current academic thinking on knowledge transfer channels between universities and private industry, from a human resource perspective. It also offers a general framework for "re-organising" the literature, so as to identify gaps in understanding.