This paper argues that policy makers need to evaluate the costs and benefits of any public investment in telecommunication infrastructure and select projects which can stimulate current demand but simultaneously expand the productive capacity of the economy in the longer term.
This paper examines the economic impact of proposals to add a non-cost “premium” to international telecommunication charges. This work follows up on earlier OECD work which examined international traffic exchange.
This paper aims at presenting trademarks, their potential link with innovations and their main statistical properties, to see if they may serve as an innovation indicator.
Results and analysis of a business survey on the licensing-out of patents. The goal was to investigate the intensity of licensing to affiliated and non-affiliated companies, its evolution, the characteristics, motivations and obstacles met by companies licensing or willing to license.
This paper discusses the challenges faced when attempting to construct appropriate bilateral trade matrices using annual data collected by the OECD and United Nations, as well as national sources.
This study addresses the issue of carbon embodiments in trade using internationally comparable OECD data sources (input-output, bilateral goods trade and CO2 emissions) for 41 countries/regions by 17 industries.
This paper draws on OECD work from the last 10 years to provide an overview of “what we know” about good policy practices for innovation. It forms part of the first phase of the OECD Innovation Strategy.
This paper discusses actors and resources in China's science and innovation system, science & technology performance and general purpose technologies. It provided input to the OECD Review of China's Innovation Policy. An annex assesses international comparability of China's S&T indicators.
This paper assembles some evidence on developments in investment by incumbent and alternative telecommunications operators during the period 2000-2005.
This paper presents the role of entrepreneurship policies in supporting innovation in four OECD countries. It consists of a synthesis report based on the findings of country case studies on Korea, Mexico, Norway and Turkey. The case studies are appended to the synthesis report.