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  • 23-December-2002

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    Genetic Inventions, Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing Practices: Evidence and Policies

    This report presents the findings of an OECD Workshop held in Berlin to establish the impact of patents and licensing on development and access to genetic technology. Few topics in the life sciences today provoke as much debate as the availability of patent protection on "genetic inventions".

  • 23-December-2002

    English

    Genetic Inventions, Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing Practices: Evidence and Policies

    This report presents the findings of an OECD Workshop held in Berlin to establish the impact of patents and licensing on development and access to genetic technology. Few topics in the life sciences today provoke as much debate as the availability of patent protection on "genetic inventions".

  • 15-October-2002

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    OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook

    Nations and private companies, spurred by the need to accelerate innovation, are shaking up their approach to research and development. That's one of the conclusions in the OECD's 2002 Science, Technology and Industry Outlook.

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  • 13-September-2002

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    The Contribution of ICT to Production Efficiency in Italy: Firm-level Evidence Using Data Envelopment Analysis and Econometric Estimations (STI Working Paper 2002/13)

    This paper examines the impact of information and communications technologies (ICTs) on technical production efficiency in a wide range of Italian industries.

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  • 25-April-2002

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    Competition Policy and Innovation (STI Working Papers 2002/11)

    This paper seeks to improve understanding of the links between innovation and competition policy. It is intended to help countries identify ways in which they can design and implement policies that best promote innovation while protecting against anti-competitive behaviour.

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  • 21-March-2002

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    Measuring Globalisation 2001

    This publication presents detailed data on the role played by multinationals in the OECD economies. Volume I, which is updated annually on SourceOECD, provides data for the manufacturing sector. Volume II, published here for the first time, presents data for services. Both volumes of the present edition also include for the first time data on the activity of affiliates of national firms abroad.

  • 6-March-2002

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    Statistics on New Enterprises, Entrepreneurs and Survival of Start-ups: The Danish Experience (STI Working Paper 2002/7)

    This paper describes the methodology elaborated and used by Statistics Denmark to produce statistics on new enterprises, and also lists the indicators developed for measuring new enterprises.

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  • 5-March-2002

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    The Role of Exit and Entry in Australian Productivity Growth (STI Working Paper 2002/6)

    The central aim of this paper is to report findings from an Australian study of the influence of firm dynamics on labour productivity growth during Australia’s productivity surge in the 1990s.

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  • 1-March-2002

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    The OECD Technology Concordance (OTC): Patents by Industry of Manufacture and Sector of Use (STI Working Paper 2002/5)

    While patent data are now readily available for most nations, these data are still of minimal use for economic analysis. The OECD Technology Concordance (OTC) presented in this paper allows researchers to transform IPC-based patent data into patent counts by sector of the economy.

  • 21-December-2001

    English

    The Internet and Business Performance (STI Digital Economy Paper 57)

    The Internet is providing firms with new ways to conduct business and exchange and communicate information and ideas. In doing so, it is enabling companies to improve efficiency and develop novel ways to co-ordinate activities.

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