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This paper provides an overview of the economic and policy implications of various technologies available to provide local telecommunication access.
The aim of this paper is to provide a critical description of some of the indicators most frequently used in analysing competitiveness.
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Competition is driving growth of mobile telecommunication into new markets, particularly personal communication markets.
The paper shows the results of a pilot study for six industrial sectors in seven OECD Member countries (Canada, Japan, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States) whereby short-term qualitative indicators are used to "nowcast" a quantitative indicator, the production index.
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This paper examines the role of information in the regulation of telecommunications and the impact of changes that are likely to occur in the nature of such regulation from the regulation of monopoly, through the development of competition to the emergence of a full telecommunications market.
This paper examines the empirical evidence on the impact of performed R&D and of embodied R&D on productivity performance in 10 major OECD countries (the G7 countries, Australia, Denmark and the Netherlands) over the last two decades.
This paper examines the process of embodied technology diffusion in 10 OECD countries with the help of a methodology whereby the purchases of intermediate and capital goods act as carriers of technology across industries and countries.
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This statement is an initial response to the OECD Council, meeting at Ministerial level, in May 1995 to provide a policy report on the Global Information Infrastructure - Global Information Society (GII-GIS), at its meeting in May 1996.
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Mobile telecommunication is not only proving its worth in an increasing range of business and public sector applications, but more recently for personal communication users in areas as diverse as convenience in social relations, personal security and public safety.
This paper aims at identifying common results and trends from national studies, as well as identifying "best practices" of analysis and data gathering, and thereby promoting international harmonisation of such analytical work.