The application of digital technologies holds the potential to reshape existing policies and enable innovative policy design and rigorous impact evaluation. From the first pioneering experiences of policy applications, it is possible to identify four areas in which digital transformation promises to improve policy making.
The objective of this report is to support the review and design of policies to ensure that they are well‑suited to the digital era. It examines key properties – or “vectors” – of the digital transformation that fundamentally affect the economy and society and accordingly the design and efficacy of public policies.
These reports provide an overview of recent supply and demand developments and, when available, forecasts from publicly available sources.
Online advertising is now the dominant form of advertising in many OECD countries, and raises some complex challenges for consumers and consumer protection authorities.
OECD work on consumer product safety is aimed at strengthening information sharing on safety issues across borders.
Data set on R&D expenditure by industry which addresses the problems of international comparability and breaks in the time series of the official business enterprise R&D data.
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After five years of steady increases, private equity investment in AI doubled from 2016 to 2017. The surge in private investment suggests that investors are increasingly aware of the potential of AI, and are crafting their investment strategies accordingly.
The OECD Input-Output Tables illustrate the flows between the sales and purchases (final and intermediate) of industry outputs.