OECD governments have agreed on a new framework for co-operation in the enforcement of privacy laws as cross-border data flows have elevated privacy risks for individuals and highlighted the need for better co-operation among the authorities charged with providing them protection.
The globalisation of production has changed the industrial structure within OECD countries, and in some sectors blunted their competitiveness. Another major consequence has been fears of job losses, due to outsourcing and offshoring. How should OECD countries respond?
Governments should work more closely with companies and strengthen enforcement to fight the rising global trade in counterfeit and pirated goods, according to a new OECD report.
OECD 62nd Session of the Steel Committee took place in Istanbul on 17 May 2007
This review assesses the governance of Luxembourg’s innovation system and suggests the reforms needed to ensure that additional public investment in R&D will yield the expected economic and social benefits.
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This document looks at business support services and their strong linkages with other sectors. It aims to identify factors that affect delivery of business support services and could enhance growth prospects more broadly, with a focus on productivity, standardisation, regulation and trade.
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Origines, objectives, participants and activities of the OECD Forum on Space Economics are described in this note.
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These recommendations are intended to promote data access and sharing among researchers, research institutions, and national research agencies, while at the same time recognising and taking into account the various national laws, research policies and organisational structures of member countries.
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This document is intended as a descriptive panorama on recent and ongoing OECD activities on IP issues as of 2007.
This paper analyses developments in IT and ICT-enabled services offshoring to China and the potential for further growth.