Building on an earlier study of patterns on firm entry, exit growth and survival (DSTI Working Paper 2004/1), this paper takes a closer look at the role of policies and institutions for firm entry and survival and at the link between new firm creation and economic performance.
This paper illustrates the process of defining patent families and outlines the methodology used to build triadic patent families.
This study presents evidence on firm entry and exit, growth and survival derived with new data from Eurostat, covering nine European Union member countries.
This background paper has been prepared to provide a broad overview of the issues associated with spam as information for participants at the OECD Workshop on Spam, to be held at the European Commission on 2-3 February 2004.
This paper analyses trends in Portuguese venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
This paper analyses trends in Spanish venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
This paper analyses trends in Norwegian venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
This paper reviews the steps in constructing composite indicators and their inherent weaknesses. It also offers suggestions on how to improve the transparency and use of composite indicators for analytical and policy purposes.
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Broadband Internet access is one of the first services where there has been a convergence between communications platforms built for different purposes.
This paper explores trade in goods by creating an indicator that estimates CO2 emissions related to domestic demand for 24 countries (responsible for 80% of global CO2 emissions) as a complement to the more common emission indicator used in the Kyoto Protocol