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Floods and flood-related disasters, such as landslides, are a traditional and serious risk in Japan. In the 1940s and 50s, after flood disasters took thousands of lives, the creation of a comprehensive flood risk management programme led to a dramatic reduction in human casualties.
This paper is primarily aimed at a non-technical audience and focuses on the applications and important policy questions that can benefit from the availability of harmonised input-output tables, such as those developed over the years by the OECD.
Statement by the Chairman.
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Description of the Annex to the Sector Understanding on Export Credits for Ships.
Summary record of the 102nd session of the Council Working Party on Shipbuilding held on 24 July 2006.
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Chairman's summary of the 98th Session of the Council Working Party on Shipbuilding held on 18 and 19 December 2000.
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This document contains the proceedings of the OECD workshop, “Future of the Internet”, held in Paris on 8 March 2006.
This paper estimates domestic productivity relationships for a sample of 16 OECD countries through probably the most general specification yet.
This report recommends that privacy notices be short, simple and usable to make it easier for individuals to assimilate the information they contain and to compare the privacy practices of the organisations processing their personal data.
The Blue Sky II Forum in Ottawa on 25-27 September 2006 will examine new areas for indicator development and set a broad agenda for future work on science, technology and innovation (STI) indicators.