This paper examines recent policy and technology approaches to bridging the digital divide in rural and remote areas in OECD countries. It also includes a summary of common challenges and good practices to bring improved communication services to individuals and communities in rural and remote regions.
This workshop discussed the effects of growing digital transformation on the resilience of critical infrastructures and essential services which rely increasingly on cross-border digital infrastructures. It explored cross-sector dependencies and avenues for co-ordination among stakeholders within countries as well as across borders.
This paper presents new cross-country descriptive evidence on innovative start-ups and related venture capital investments drawing upon Crunchbase, a new dataset that is unprecedented in terms of scope and comprehensiveness. The analysis employs a mix of different statistical techniques.
These statistical indicators summarise the current state of the ICT sector.
As more and more children use the Internet every day, the benefits they enjoy and the risks they face grow exponentially. What are the risks children face online? What policies are in place to protect them? How could these policies be improved?
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In order to support G20 countries in their efforts to implement the Roadmap, at the request of the 2017 G20 German Presidency the OECD has produced this report, which focuses on three key areas for policy action.
This document revises the OECD's statistical definition of biotechnology, which had last been reviewed in 2008, and proposes the adoption of a statistical definition of nanotechnology in the same format.
The MultiProd project studies productivity patterns and investigates the extent to which different policy frameworks can shape firm productivity. It examines the way resources are allocated to more productive firms.
The OECD organised panel sessions on its Going Digital project, expanding broadband to rural and remote areas, and artificial intelligence.
The Global Science Forum brings together science policy officials from OECD countries. The delegates, who meet twice a year, seek to identify and maximise opportunities for international co-operation in basic scientific research.