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The services sector now accounts for over 70% of total employment and value added in OECD economies. It also accounts for almost all employment growth in the OECD area.
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Digital content and digital delivery of content and information are becoming increasingly ubiquitous, driven by the expanding technological capabilities and performance of delivery platforms and the rapid uptake of broadband technologies.
Partnership for Measuring ICT for Development
The OECD Workshop on the Globalisation of Production, to be held in Paris on 15-16/11/2005, aims to examine some of the major challenges related to measuring and analysing the impact of the globalisation of production on employment, productivity and economic growth
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Aid Management Platform (AMP) Brochure
This study quantifies the contribution of foreign affiliates to productivity growth using a growth accounting approach and compares the presence of foreign affiliates across OECD countries. The analysis confirms that foreign affiliates can make an important contribution to productivity growth.
Stimulating innovation is key to achieving sustainable economic growth, although recently prevailing practices and institutions of innovation governance have come under pressure. This publication examines the sources of these pressures, and provides lessons on how governance practices can adapt.
This annual publication provides steel production and consumption statistics, trade data, and other indicators of activity such as employment levels, annual investment expenditures by sector and by country, export prices, domestic prices and indices for certain iron and steel products.
This report provides an overview of the role of services in economic performance, and the factors that affect services sector performance: labour and product markets, barriers to trade in services, innovation and impacts of information and communications technology on the services sector.
This report is intended to provide an understanding of the benefits and limitations of biometric-based technologies. It also includes information on existing privacy and security methodologies for assessing biometrics.