Working Papers


  • 9-January-2008

    English

    IPTV: Market developments and regulatory treatment (STI Digital Economy Paper 137)

    This paper examines current market trends and regulation for IPTV and also provides information on developments in the provision of IPTV service in a number of OECD countries.

  • 9-January-2008

    English

    Broadband and ICT access and use by households and individuals (STI Digital Economy Paper 135)

    This paper analyses the use of Internet and broadband in detail, showing that people’s socio-economic standing have a direct bearing on how they are used.

  • 9-January-2008

    English

    Measuring the Impacts of ICT Using Official Statistics (STI Digital Economy Paper 136)

    Policy makers everywhere want to know about the social and economic impacts of ICT. The aim of this paper is to examine statistical issues associated with their measurement and to suggest areas for future work.

  • 19-December-2007

    English

    Mapping Careers and Mobility of Doctorate Holders: Draft Guidelines, Model Questionnaire and Indicators (STI Working Paper 2007/6)

    This document presents the three main components of a collaborative project on careers of doctorate holders: 1) the methodological guidelines; 2) a core model questionnaire and instruction manual; and 3) output indicator tables used for reporting data at the international level.

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  • 28-November-2007

    English

    Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Implementation in Germany: Challenges and Benefits (STI Digital Economy Paper 134)

    RFID technology is increasingly used in a wide range of tracking and tracing applications. This study compares the implementation of RFID across a broad range of sectors, drawing on interviews with early adopters of RFID technology in Germany.

  • 22-October-2007

    English

    Measuring Multifactor Productivity Growth (STI Working Paper 2007/5)

    This paper quantifies and examines the contribution of capital, labour and multifactor productivity (MFP) to GDP growth and analyses the role of measurement of capital and labour inputs for the MFP estimate, using a comprehensive growth accounting exercise for 14 OECD countries.

  • 12-October-2007

    English

    Nowcasting Patent Indicators (STI Working Paper 2007/3)

    This study aims at designing simple but robust methods that would enable to "nowcast", i.e. forecast the present (or the recent past), in order to improve the timeliness of patent indicators.

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  • 24-September-2007

    English

    Catching up in Broadband - What will it take? (STI Digital Economy Paper 133)

    Can governments elevate their broadband performance rankings? This paper aims to identify the factors that are significant in driving broadband penetration.

  • 25-July-2007

    English

    Report on Second Roundtable on Economics for Consumer Policy (STI Digital Economy 132)

    Report on the 2nd Roundtable on Economics for Consumer Policy, held in October 2006, to consider the economic theories of information disclosure with a focus on two major industry sectors – telecommunications and financial services.

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  • 19-June-2007

    English

    Report on OECD member countries' approaches to consumer contracts (STI Digital Economy Paper 131)

    This report covers the four issues most often raised by consumer contracts: misrepresentation; the seller's duty to supply information to the consumer; suitability, or "know your customer" rules; and protection against unsolicited offers and pressure sales tactics.

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