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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.
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This paper paints a richly detailed picture of the space industry, its downstream service activities, and its wider economic and social impacts.
This comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of South Africa focuses on the role of government, and provides concrete recommendations on how to improve policies which impact on innovation performance, including R&D policies.
e-book "Social and Economic Factors Shaping the Future of the Internet" - Summary of the proceedings of NSF / OECD workshop, held at the United States National Science Foundation in Washington D.C., on 31 January 2007
Report on the 2nd Roundtable on Economics for Consumer Policy, held in October 2006, to consider the economic theories of information disclosure with a focus on two major industry sectors – telecommunications and financial services.
On 12 July 2007, OECD Member countries adopted a Recommendation on Consumer Dispute Resolution and Redress to provide governments with a framework to help consumers resolve disputes and settle claims with business.