This paper examines the tax treatment of corporate expenditures on selected intellectual assets and develops an indicator of the relative generosity of tax systems in OECD countries to such investments.
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The 2006 edition OECD Biotechnology Statistics includes data for 23 OECD countries and two observer countries, plus China (Shanghai), and takes a major step forward in improving the comparability of biotechnology indicators among countries.
A collection of press citings on OECD Information and Communication Policy work and articles, based on work by OECD Analysts.
This report analyses development and use of online payment systems, covering credit cards, debit cards, online banking, mediating services, mobile telephone payments and electronic money, and industry characteristics and network effects. It analyses drivers and impediments and policy issues.
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This document updates the definitions of the OECD Baskets Definitions 2000 and of the OECD Mobile Baskets Revision 2002.
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This report documents the growing importance of intellectual assets for firms and the economy more generally and draws a number of implications for policy makers.
OECD Information and Communication Policy News - June 2006
This paper provides an overview of innovative activities across a wide range of OECD member and non-member countries, based on internationally comparable patent indicators.
In the area of ICT measurement, the OECD works with many non-OECD countries including China, India, Russia and Brazil, as well as the global Partnership for Measuring ICT for Development and other networks, notably in Asia and Latin America.
This report summarises the discussions held at a roundtable hosted by the OECD Committee on Consumer Policy (CCP) in October 2005.