Below are background papers prepared for the International Symposium on Measuring and Reporting Intellectual Capital in Amsterdam 9-11 June 1999
This paper discusses the implications of tax policy for the growth of entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
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Business and Industry Policy Forum on Global Industrial Restructuring: Recent Trends and Policy Issues, Paris, 19 February 2002
This document addresses the extent to which existing legal provisions in OECD countries impact recourse to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in relation to disputes arising out of business-to-consumer electronic commerce.
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Letter from OECD Secretary General to ICANN in relation to the OECD Report: 'Cybersquatting: The OECD's Experience and the Problems IT Illustrates with Registrar Practices and the "WHOIS" System'.
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The purpose of the Forum was to draw major stakeholders from government, industry and trade unions together to examine: i) the effects of the global economic slowdown and the events of 11 September on the global restructuring strategies being pur...
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These guidelines apply to all participants in the new information society and suggest the need for a greater awareness and understanding of security issues, including the need to develop a "culture of security".
This paper argues that government policies should continue to emphasise the role of competition in stimulating broadband development and diffusion, and should avoid direct intervention in the broadband market, which risks distorting market mechanisms.
Shopping online opens up a world of opportunity, convenience, choice, competitive prices and information. What will happen if something goes wrong with your purchase? What if you don't get the products you ordered? What can you do?
Consumer protections for payment cardholders play an important role in developing trust in B2C e-commerce. This report examines the protections currently available in OECD countries.