Working Papers


  • 2-March-2001

    English

    Cross-border Co-operation in Combatting Cross-border Fraud: The US/Canadian Experience (STI Digital Economy Paper 55)

    The growing use of network technologies and the global nature of electronic commerce increase the likelihood that consumers will interact with businesses outside of their home country.

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  • 1-March-2001

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    Inventory of Consumer Protection Laws, Policies and Practices Applied to Electronic Commerce (STI Digital Economy Paper 54)

    A comprehensive inventory of existing consumer protection laws, fair business, fair marketing and disclosure requirements in the context of electronic commerce.

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  • 7-February-2001

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    Interconnection and Local Competition (STI Digital Economy Paper 53)

    Since the introduction of competition in the telecommunication sector, there have been significant changes in the structure of the telecommunications market.

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  • 17-January-2001

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    B2B E-Commerce in Publishing, Retail Distribution and Pharmaceuticals Distribution in France (STI Digital Economy Paper 52)

    In early 1999, the OECD launched an internationally comparable study of the diffusion and economic and competitive impacts of business-to-business electronic commerce over the Internet.

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  • 15-January-2001

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    Economic Growth and Technological Change: An Evolutionary Interpretation (STI Working Paper 2001/1)

    This paper provides a perspective from evolutionary economic theory on recent growth differences in the OECD area.

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  • 1-January-2001

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    Understanding the Digital Divide (STI Digital Economy Paper 49)

    The term "digital divide" refers to the gap between individuals, households, businesses and geographic areas at different socio-economic levels with regard to their opportunities to access information and communication technologies (ICTs).

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  • 1-January-2001

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    ICT Standardisation in the New Global Context. Final Report (STI Digital Economy Paper 50)

    The new global information infrastructure will prove effective only if it can guarantee high-speed transmission throughout the network of all kinds of data -- text, images, sound or video -- in a secure manner while preserving its integrity.

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  • 19-December-2000

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    The Internationalisation of Venture Capital Activity in OECD Countries: Implications for Measurement and Policy (STI Working Paper 2000/7)

    This paper compares venture capital activity across OECD countries by taking into account international venture capital flows.

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  • 11-July-2000

    English

    Biotechnology Statistics in OECD Member Countries: An Inventory (STI Working Paper 2000/6)

    This working paper summarises the information gathered by the OECD Secretariat as part of its work to obtain an accurate assessment of the current state of biotechnology statistics in OECD member and observer countries.

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  • 17-June-2000

    English

    International Strategic Alliances: Their Role in Industrial Globalisation (STI Working Paper 2000/5)

    This paper reviews recent trends in international strategic alliances, which have grown more than five-fold between 1989 and 1999, paralleling the increase in cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As).

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