Working Papers


  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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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  • 14-June-2007

    English

    Capturing Nanotechnology's Current State of Development via Analysis of Patents (STI Working Paper 2007/4)

    This paper aims to capture current inventive activities in nanotechnologies based on the analysis of patent applications to the European Patent Office (EPO).

  • 29-March-2007

    English

    The Development of Policies for the Protection of Critical Information Infrastructures (CII) (STI Digital Economy Paper 130)

    The 2006 OECD study offers an analysis of the CII security policies in four countries: Canada, Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States - with a focus on the drivers for and challenges to their development.

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  • 29-March-2007

    English

    ICTs and gender (STI Digital Economy Paper 129)

    This paper shows ICT and ICT-related employment, ICT-related education and training, and ICT access and use by gender.

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  • 29-March-2007

    English

    Is China the new centre for offshoring of IT and ICT-enabled services? (STI Digital Economy Paper 128)

    This paper analyses developments in IT and ICT-enabled services offshoring to China and the potential for further growth.

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  • 23-March-2007

    English

    Fixed-Mobile Convergence: Market Developments and Policy Issues (STI Digital Economy Paper 127)

    This paper provides an overview of the evolution towards fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) and of some related regulatory and policy issues such as numbering and interconnection.

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