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.
This report provides new insights into offshoring, which has become a fact of life for business, and describes the wide-ranging effects that offshoring can have on domestic employment -- the positive, as well as the negative.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) final report on the OECD peer review of Spain’s “policy mix” for research and innovation policies.
The OECD Council adopted a Recommendation encouraging efforts by Member countries to establish compatible, technology-neutral approaches for effective domestic and cross-border electronic authentication of persons and entities. The OECD also developed Guidance to support these efforts.
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This report, prepared in 2007, examines in detail the impact of decreased capital markets activity in the shipbuilding sector.