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Research report

25 Jun 2008

The expansion of the services sector, globalisation, deregulation and the emergence of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) have brought to the fore the issue of how knowledge is created, disseminated, retained and used to obtain economic returns. This development is associated...

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Research report

25 Jun 2008

This statistical profile, prepared for the OECD Ministerial meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy taking place in Seoul on 17-18 June, compares major trends in the diffusion of the internet across OECD and selected non-OECD countries.

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Discussion paper

13 Jun 2008

Major changes are affecting the scope and scale of the Internet. As a result, the internet is increasingly high on the policy agenda in many OECD and non-OECD countries. This policy brief reviews likely future developments in the internet economy and how policy-makers can help the Internet to...

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Research report

13 Jun 2008

Convergence and next generation networks and their potential impact on policies and regulations is the subject of this report, covering issues of competition in the new fibre environment, convergence of video, voice and data services, the rapid growth of new technologies, such as HDTV and mobile...

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Article

04 Jun 2008

This report, developed in collaboration with experts, aims to inform policy makers about malware impacts, growth and evolution, and countermeasures to combat malware. It seeks to analyse some of the main issues associated with malware and to explore how the international community can better...

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Research report

26 May 2008

As a contribution to the UN Marrakech Process on Sustainable Consumption and Production, the OECD identified effective government approaches for using various tools (regulations, taxes, labeling, education) to promote the sustainability of consumption in economic, environmental and social terms...

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Database

26 May 2008

This new database provides comprehensive and comparative information on a broad range of demographic and labour market characteristics of immigrants living in OECD countries. The DIOC includes information on demographic characteristics (age and gender), duration of stay, labour market outcomes (...

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Research report

30 Apr 2008

Users' bandwidth demands continue to increase over time and this is leading internet service providers and telecommunication operators to find ways to meet these growing network capacity requirements. Operators have spent 20 years extending fibre backbones out to local main distribution frames...

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Article

07 Mar 2008

What benefits would the Internet bring to the developing world? And what impact would the arrival of several billion new users have on the Internet as we know it today? OECD economist Sam Paltridge answers questions and answers from this online debate.

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Research report

29 Feb 2008

This paper discusses the relationship between the development of digital identity management and the concept of personhood, and the broader links to trust in the information society. It concludes that more investigation is needed to address gaps in international data protection in light of the...

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