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This conference considered innovation in the software sector from an economic perspective, taking into account the factors that drive innovation, including key framework conditions.
RFID technology is increasingly used in a wide range of tracking and tracing applications. This study compares the implementation of RFID across a broad range of sectors, drawing on interviews with early adopters of RFID technology in Germany.
Over the last decade, Chile has been the most successful Latin American country in reducing the per capita income gap compared to the advanced countries. Chile now needs to further strengthen some institutional pillars of an efficient market-oriented economy, notably its innovation system.
Bringing together over 200 internationally comparable quality indicators to explore the progress of national innovation strategies and recent developments in science, technology and industry.
This paper quantifies and examines the contribution of capital, labour and multifactor productivity (MFP) to GDP growth and analyses the role of measurement of capital and labour inputs for the MFP estimate, using a comprehensive growth accounting exercise for 14 OECD countries.
This study aims at designing simple but robust methods that would enable to "nowcast", i.e. forecast the present (or the recent past), in order to improve the timeliness of patent indicators.
This study describes the rapid growth of user-created Web content and its increasing role in worldwide communication, and draws out implications for policy.
OECD Information and Communication Policy News - September 2007Including OECD Communications Outlook 2007, OECD Recommendation on Consumer Dispute Resolution and Redress and Recommendation and Guidance on Electronic Authentication
Can governments elevate their broadband performance rankings? This paper aims to identify the factors that are significant in driving broadband penetration.
The focus at the OECD on industrial biotechnology is to identify the potential contribution of biotechnology to sustainable growth and development, and identify and appraise policy options for supply and demand side interventions that can drive efficient transition towards bio-based economy.