This STI Working Paper deals with this group of rapidly expanding firms. It does so by placing the discussion into a context of entrepreneurship, arguing that there are two main aspects to this notion: one of business start-ups and market entry, and another one of innovation.
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The liberalisation of telecommunication markets has required a new set of regulatory principles that can ensure fair competition in the marketplace.
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Mobile communications is one of the tremendous success stories of the telecommunications industry. By June 1999 there were 293 million mobile subscribers in the OECD area, or around one mobile phone for every four inhabitants.
This paper deals with the contribution of information and communication technology (ICT) to economic growth and to labour and multi-factor productivity.
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.