The bioeconomy, a new concept, covers a broad range of economic activities, each benefiting from new discoveries, and the related products and services arising out of the biosciences.
This paper identifies and discusses six groups of business and public policy issues and illustrates these with existing and potential OECD Digital Content Strategies and Policies
This report summarises the OECD conference jointly organised with the Italian government which improved the understanding of the implications of the changing distribution of digital content and the Internet.
The first in a series of reviews of various countries' risk management policies, this review identifies areas of good practice in Norway's policies for information security, as well as areas where improvements could be made.
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.