This document presents three alternative methods for the construction of indicators of relative trade-weighted unit labour costs by industry, as well as the empirical results based on these methods for 18 OECD member countries.
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Rapid technological advances in information and communication technologies and their widespread diffusion have led some to speculate about "frictionless" economies where transaction costs are nearly zero, barriers to entry and contestability disappear and markets clear instantly.
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This paper intends to bring the Austrian tip experience to the focus group on 'Cluster Analysis & Cluster Policies' within the OECD National Innovation Systems (NIS) Project. A short and concise demonstration of our activities and perspectives ta...
The Guidelines are primarily aimed at governments, in terms of the policy recommendations herein, but with anticipation that they will be widely read and followed by both the private and public sectors.
This paper describes the methods used to classify the OECD countries' industrial sectors and manufactures by level of technology, and presents the resulting classifications.
Held at La Maison de la Chimie, Paris, 9-10 December 1997. The objective of the Workshop was to use the OECD Guidelines, together with the OECD's Report on Background and Issues of Cryptography Policy, as the basis for deepening understanding of cryptography policy issues in the increasingly globalised information and communications network and the development of electronic commerce.
This Workshop was arranged as part of the OECD's Emerging Market Economy Forum.
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The Domain Name System (DNS) maps Internet addresses and is a necessary element enabling communication routing to function. While some may view the DNS as a narrow technical issue its implications for GII-GIS are extremely important.
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Convergence between different telecommunication and broadcasting infrastructures and services is increasingly raising challenges for regulatory frameworks and may require adjustment in view of emerging services.
Dismantling the Barriers to Global Electronic Commerce Introduction The growth and potential of electronic commerce have recently captured the attention of businesses, consumers, journalists and government officials, and the top...