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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) ...
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.
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The object of the Symposium was to support both the G-7 and OECD Ministerial goals of increasing economic growth and job creation through the growth of a Global Information Infrastructure/Global Information Society (GII-GIS). It brought together ...
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Rapidly evolving knowledge-based economies and the increasingly widespread application of information and communications technology (ICT) are blurring traditional boundaries and standing old and familiar paradigms on their head.
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Competitive access to communication markets, through the competitive provision of infrastructure, efficient interconnection of networks, and where necessary regulatory safeguards, are fundamental to achieving many of the aims OECD governments hav...
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This report examines ways in which governments can stimulate the supply of venture capital for innovative firms. Proceedings of the 1995 ad hoc meeting of experts on venture capital.