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The published record of a conference, congress, symposium, or other meeting sponsored by a society or association, usually but not necessarily including abstracts or reports of papers presented by the participants. 

Conference proceedings

14 Jun 2007

Identity management in the online environment is seen as a key enabler for electronic business and electronic government because it facilitates the expansion of information systems and network boundaries and increases access points. Presentations from a recent OECD workshop on this topic are now...

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Research report

08 Jun 2007

People in OECD countries will have to save more for their retirement as a result of the major pensions reforms carried out in recent years, according to this report. The average pension promise in 16 OECD countries studied was cut by 22 per cent. For women, the reduction was 25 per cent.

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Research report

07 Jun 2007

Learning resources are often considered key intellectual property in a competitive higher education world. However, more and more institutions and individuals are sharing their digital learning resources over the Internet, openly and for free, as Open Educational Resources (OER). This study,...

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Website

06 Jun 2007

As a result of diverse and ongoing social trends, the social order based on standard employment relations, the male breadwinner model and social security in defined but exceptional circumstances has changed. New risks have emerged and are often mutually reinforcing. A recent OECD seminar looked...

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Research report

06 Jun 2007

This paper assesses the most recent evidence on trends in disability among the population aged 65 and over in 12 OECD countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. The focus is on reviewing trends...

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Briefing paper

06 Jun 2007

These recommendations are intended to promote data access and sharing among researchers, research institutions, and national research agencies, while at the same time taking into account the various national laws, research policies and organisational structures of OECD member countries.

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Briefing paper

05 Jun 2007

Based on data from customs seizures in OECD countries, this report estimates that trade in counterfeit and pirated goods across national borders may have totalled around US$200 billion in 2005. The total value of trade in counterfeit and pirated goods, including products made and sold inside the...

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Research report

03 May 2007

Internet traffic prioritisation is an increasingly important policy issue as bandwidth demands increase and Internet applications require higher levels of quality of service to function well. Debates about traffic prioritisation, particularly in the context of 'network neutrality' discussions,...

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Statistics

03 May 2007

Over the past year, the number of broadband subscribers in the OECD increased 26 per cent from 157 million in December 2005 to 197 million in December 2006. This growth increased broadband penetration rates in the OECD from 13.5 in December 2005 to 16.9 subscriptions per 100 inhabitants one year...

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Research report

30 Apr 2007

This report provides an overview of the gender distribution of ICT and ICT-related employment in OECD countries, and ICT employment patterns are contrasted with overall employment to highlight how different ICT employment patterns are. The document then focuses on participation in ICT-related...

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