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This paper argues that policy makers need to evaluate the costs and benefits of any public investment in telecommunication infrastructure and select projects which can stimulate current demand but simultaneously expand the productive capacity of the economy in the longer term.
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This short guide provides practical recommendations and tools to help in the investigation of possible cases of research misconduct in international research collaborations.
The widespread recession is increasingly threatening consumer wealth. The OECD Committee on Consumer Policy provides guidelines to create policy and legislation to protect and empower consumers towards the recovery.
In recent years, the need to address social and environmental challenges has grown in urgency. Climate change, energy supply and security, agriculture and food security, and water are some of the global challenges that have received increasing attention of the highest political level.
This workshop, organised jointly by the World Bank/infoDev and the OECD, aims to share and highlight best practices in coherent approaches to meeting development objectives.
Examples of research collaboration on climate change, food security, energy, and infectious diseases help demonstrate the potential that some key global challenges can be addressed through enhanced international STI co-operation.
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This report provides practical recommendations and tools to help in the investigation of possible cases of research misconduct in international research collaborations.
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This report discusses ways of extending telecommunication infrastructure services to the rural poor in developing countries.
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This report provides practical reference regarding the options available to those (in industry, academia, or government) who wish to strengthen links between academic mathematics and industry.
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This workshop will focus on collaborative mechanisms such as IP clearinghouses, patent pools, model/framework agreements, IP exchanges and auctions, and other forms of innovation partnerships. Several initiatives to be presented at the workshop have garnered international attention.