The OECD International Future’s Programme is preparing an expert’s workshop to take place in October 2008 to explore the main factors shaping the global migration landscape over the next 20-25 years. The aim of the workshop is to begin a process to equip decision makers with an enhanced understanding of the complexities and wider context of future migration flows, so that they may better manage the economic and social implications of
This workshop will examine ways in which knowledge contributes to innovation, especially in developing countries.
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This report on the shipbuilding industry in Vietnam is one in a series of such reports intended to provide an insight into the shipbuilding sectors of both OECD members and non-OECD economies.
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This report analyses the interaction between the ship repair, ship conversion and shipbuilding industries, and examines the possibilities of shipbuilding yards engaging in simultaneous activities and the movement from one sector to the other in response to market pressures and opportunities.
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This report on the shipbuilding industry in Chinese Taipei is one of a series studies covering various OECD countries and non-OECD economies, and has been prepared to inform the OECD’s Council Working Party on Shipbuilding (WP6) on the status and future prospects of that industry.
This paper discusses actors and resources in China's science and innovation system, science & technology performance and general purpose technologies. It provided input to the OECD Review of China's Innovation Policy. An annex assesses international comparability of China's S&T indicators.
This paper assembles some evidence on developments in investment by incumbent and alternative telecommunications operators during the period 2000-2005.
This paper presents the role of entrepreneurship policies in supporting innovation in four OECD countries. It consists of a synthesis report based on the findings of country case studies on Korea, Mexico, Norway and Turkey. The case studies are appended to the synthesis report.
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This report is based on an examination of some 20 roadmaps. It focuses on the process through which they were prepared, and identifies key considerations and good practices that deserve the attention of anyone contemplating the undertaking of a new roadmapping exercise.