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OECD Information and Communication Policy News - February 2007Information on meetings, reports and statistics
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This report illustrates the importance of the four micro-drivers for growth in the 1990s. It provides a prioritised list of micro-policies needed to increase growth and productivity, and a framework that allows policymakers to identify strong and weak areas in their country’s business environment.
Injuries from falls among the elderly are set to become a major social and economic problem in the years to come. In Europe alone some 50 000 older people die of fall injuries every year.
This paper presents the results of a first data collection on the main demographic, educational, labour market and mobility patterns of doctoral graduates for seven countries.
This paper provides an overview of the evolution in mobile multiple play services (voice, data and video).
The mapping of knowledge is increasingly recognised as a new, evolving area of research. The aim of this study is to map current trends in scientific activities with a view to better understanding and tracking the changing nature of science.
This paper discusses spectrum management issues in relation to digitalisation of terrestrial television broadcasting (digital switchover).
Mobile commerce is a promising market both for consumers and businesses. However, consumer troubles and complaints are increasing and can sometimes become serious, including issues for minors.
This international conference on "Globalisation and Open Innovation" examined trends in globalisation and "open" models for innovation in firms as well as implications for policy making.
Convergence is at present a key factor in developments underlying the electronic communications sector. The public can see, speak and listen using various media operating over all kinds of networks.