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This report examines the impact of the global economic downturn on the long-term competitiveness of the automotive and construction sectors and explores the role of government policy in generating restructuring and renewal.
This report assesses the current status of Korea’s innovation system and policies, and identifies where and how the government should focus its efforts to improve the country’s innovation capabilities. It finds that Korea has one of the highest rates of spending on R&D in the world, much of which is performed by private firms. It also has a highly educated labour force – as signalled by its impressive PISA performance and
The workshop's primary objective was to take stock of the current understanding of the social dimensions of innovation and to examine a substantial number of recent initiatives.
The economic downturn has hit shipbuilding hard. New orders have contracted by up to 90% and cancellations have increased, which is likely to result in significant excess shipbuilding capacity.
Description of the 108th session of the OECD’s Council Working Party on Shipbuilding (WP6).
The economic downturn has hit shipbuilding hard. New orders have contracted by up to 90% and cancellations have increased, which is likely to result in significant excess shipbuilding capacity. This outlook is unlikely to improve for some time.
Presentations made during the discussion on the impact of the economic downturn on the shipbuilding industry at the 108th Session of the OECD's Council Working Party on Shipbuilding on 9-10 July 2009.
Synthetic biology is a transformative set of technologies which offer great opportunities for the construction of bioengineered parts, devices and microorganisms.
Mobile broadband growth is significant in markets where data are available. Although data on mobile broadband is not yet easily available, this paper provides an overview of prices, speeds and data caps of mobile broadband services.