The paper shows the results of a pilot study for six industrial sectors in seven OECD Member countries (Canada, Japan, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States) whereby short-term qualitative indicators are used to "nowcast" a quantitative indicator, the production index.
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This paper examines the role of information in the regulation of telecommunications and the impact of changes that are likely to occur in the nature of such regulation from the regulation of monopoly, through the development of competition to the emergence of a full telecommunications market.
This paper examines the empirical evidence on the impact of performed R&D and of embodied R&D on productivity performance in 10 major OECD countries (the G7 countries, Australia, Denmark and the Netherlands) over the last two decades.
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The object of the Symposium was to support both the G-7 and OECD Ministerial goals of increasing economic growth and job creation through the growth of a Global Information Infrastructure/Global Information Society (GII-GIS). It brought together ...
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Rapidly evolving knowledge-based economies and the increasingly widespread application of information and communications technology (ICT) are blurring traditional boundaries and standing old and familiar paradigms on their head.
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Competitive access to communication markets, through the competitive provision of infrastructure, efficient interconnection of networks, and where necessary regulatory safeguards, are fundamental to achieving many of the aims OECD governments hav...
This paper examines the process of embodied technology diffusion in 10 OECD countries with the help of a methodology whereby the purchases of intermediate and capital goods act as carriers of technology across industries and countries.
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As different industries converge to take advantage of the extraordinary technological possibilities offered by the Internet, it seems clear that in terms of cost, innovation, access and infrastructures, countries with competitive structures and l...
This paper aims at identifying common results and trends from national studies, as well as identifying "best practices" of analysis and data gathering, and thereby promoting international harmonisation of such analytical work.
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This paper aims to provide an outline of positions adopted by, or proposed for adoption by governments on the issues of information infrastructures, as of May 1996.