This paper examines recent trends and drivers of cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As) which grew six-fold in 1991-98 and now account for more than 85% of foreign direct investment.
OECD Committee on Consumer Policy Forum Session on Online Advertising and Marketing Directed toward Children, intended to provide information on how OECD Member countries are dealing with issues related to children and the Internet.
This report combines the previous more technical work developed over the last three years.
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This paper reports initial results from a Secretariat survey of recent unilateral liberalisation and facilitation measures relevant to the growth of Internet-based electronic commerce.
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This second edition of the Global Action Plan for Electronic Commerce reflects a number of developments in the global discussions about electronic commerce since the first Global Action Plan was submitted.
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The aim of this paper is twofold. First, to begin a policy and regulatory evaluation of developments in telecommunication market openness and second, it is aimed at stimulating reflection on the issues that may need to be examined to enhance market liberalisation and market openness.
This report proposes a method for classifying each country's manufacturing industries by their extent of globalisation, using a set of indicators.
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Digital television, whether delivered via terrestrial transmissions, via satellite transmissions, via cable, or via some other medium, will be an important component in the audio-visual market.
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This paper focuses on the capacity requirements and price development for telecommunication infrastructure for business-to-business electronic commerce.
This document provides the main characteristics of national innovation surveys carried out in (or intented to be carried out) in 1997-99 in OECD non-CIS-2 participants and observer countries of the OECD Working Party on Science and Technology Indicators (NESTI).