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OECD Review of Fisheries: Policies and Summary Statistics 2017

by Collectif Oecd (January 05, 2018)

The OECD Review of Fisheries provides information on developments in policies and activities in the fishing and aquaculture sectors of OECD countries and participating economies, mainly for the period 2015-16....

OECD Digital Economy Outlook 2017

by Collectif Oecd (October 11, 2017)

The biennial OECD Digital Economy Outlook examines and documents evolutions and emerging opportunities and challenges in the digital economy. It highlights how OECD countries and partner economies are taking...

OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026

by Collectif Oecd (July 10, 2017)

Over the ten-year Outlook period, agricultural markets are projected to remain weak, with growth in China weakening and biofuel policies having less impact on markets than in the past. Future growth in crop...

The Next Production Revolution

by Collectif Oecd (May 10, 2017)

This publication examines the opportunities and challenges, for business and government, associated with technologies bringing about the “next production revolution”. These include a variety of digital technologies...

Agricultural Policies in Costa Rica

by Collectif Oecd (April 03, 2017)

Costa Rica’s strong agricultural sector is underpinned by the country’s political stability, robust economic growth and high levels of human development. The sector has achieved significant export success,...

Agricultural Policies in the Philippines

by Collectif Oecd (April 07, 2017)

This report analyses Philippine agricultural policy. Agriculture provides 30% of total employment in the Philippines and represents 11% of its Gross Domestic Product. The Philippines has had notable recent overall...

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017

by Collectif Oecd (November 22, 2017)

With some 200 indicators, the 2017 edition of the OECD Science, Technology and Industry (STI) Scoreboard shows how the digital transformation affects science, innovation, the economy, and the way people work...

Attractiveness for Innovation

by Collective Oecd (April 25, 2011)

Attractiveness for investment in innovation is high on the policy agenda in many countries as innovation is a key factor of growth and competitiveness in OECD countries. Virtually all governments are keen to...

Skills for Innovation and Research

by Collective Oecd (February 17, 2011)

Innovation holds the key to ongoing improvements in living standards, as well as to solving pressing social challenges. Skilled people play a crucial role in innovation through the new knowledge they generate,...

Disaggregated Impacts of CAP Reforms

by Collective Oecd (February 21, 2011)

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is an important policy for the European Union and accounts for about 40% of the EU budget. Ever since its inception in 1958, the CAP has been regularly reviewed and adjusted...

Fisheries Policy Reform

by Collective Oecd (February 24, 2011)

Much has been done over the years to improve fisheries management in OECD countries. Ongoing problems of over-fishing, overcapacity and the economic crisis intensify the need for reform. Although there is a...

Evaluation of Agricultural Policy Reforms in the United States

by Collective Oecd (February 27, 2011)

The United States is one of the most important agricultural producers in the world. It has a very large domestic market and is the world’s largest exporter of agricultural products. Indeed, the share of US...

The Economics of Adapting Fisheries to Climate Change

by Collective Oecd (February 10, 2011)

Climate change is becoming more evident and, as it increases, will alter the productivity of fisheries and the distribution of fish stocks. From an economic point of view, the changes will have impacts on fisheries...

Shielding Aspects of Accelerators, Targets and Irradiation Facilities - SATIF 10

by Collective Oecd (January 17, 2011)

Particle accelerators have evolved over the last decades from simple devices to powerful machines, and are having an increasingly important impact on research, technology and daily life. Today they cover a wide...

Challenges for Agricultural Research

by Collective Oecd (January 17, 2011)

As the world has changed during the past 50 years, so has agriculture. And so has agricultural research, which continues to confront new challenges, from food security to ecological concerns to land use issues....

The Security of Energy Supply and the Contribution of Nuclear Energy

by Collective Oecd (December 26, 2010)

What contribution can nuclear energy make to improve the security of energy supply? This study, which examines a selection of OECD member countries, qualitatively and quantitatively validates the often intuitive...

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2010

by Collective Oecd (December 27, 2010)

In the search for a rapid, sustainable and lasting recovery from the economic crisis, science, technology and innovation are expected to play a driving role. But what are the implications for science and innovation...

Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms, Volume 4

by Collective Oecd (November 09, 2010)

The books on “Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms” constitute a compilation of the OECD Biosafety Consensus Documents. When published, Volume 1 and 2 contained the documents issued before 2006; Volume...

Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms, Volume 3

by Collective Oecd (November 09, 2010)

The books on “Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms” constitute a compilation of the OECD Biosafety Consensus Documents. When published, Volume 1 and 2 contained the documents issued before 2006; Volume...

Linkages between Agricultural Policies and Environmental Effects

by Collective Oecd (November 16, 2010)

Improving the environmental performance of agriculture is a high priority for OECD countries. But measuring and evaluating the impact of agri-environmental policies on the environment can be challenging, as...

OECD Information Technology Outlook 2010

by Collective Oecd (November 22, 2010)

Information technology (IT) and the Internet are major drivers of research, innovation, growth and social change. The 2010 edition of the OECD Information Technology Outlook analyses the economic crisis and...

The Financing of Nuclear Power Plants

by Collective Oecd (December 01, 2009)

Many countries have recognised that greater use of nuclear power could play a valuable role in reducing carbon dioxide emissions. However, given the high capital cost and complexity of nuclear power plants,...

Pharmacogenetics: Opportunities and Challenges for Health Innovation

by Collective Oecd (November 12, 2009)

Pharmacogenetics helps us understand the relationship between an individual’s genetic make-up and the way medicines work for each person. This book reviews the use of pharmacogenetics across all stages of...

Innovation in the Software Sector

by Collective Oecd (November 23, 2009)

This book throws a spotlight on innovation across the software universe, setting out key issues and highlighting policy perspectives. It spans research and development, invention, production, distribution and...

OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Mexico 2009

by Collective Oecd (September 29, 2009)

Over the past decade, Mexico has made significant progress towards macroeconomic stability and has undertaken important structural reforms to further open the economy to trade and investment, and improve the...

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2009

by Collective Oecd (December 03, 2009)

At a time when world economy is in the midst of the most severe economic downturn since the Great Depression, the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2009 provides the statistical information necessary...

Managing Risk in Agriculture

by Collective Oecd (September 18, 2009)

The sources of risk in agriculture are numerous and diverse, ranging from events related to climate and weather conditions to animal diseases; from changes in agriculture commodities prices to changes in fertilizer...

Innovation and Growth

by Collective Oecd (November 20, 2009)

Innovation is crucial to long-term economic growth, even more so in the aftermath of the financial and economic crisis. In this volume, the OECD and the World Bank jointly take stock of how globalisation is...

An Appraisal of the Chilean Fisheries Sector

by Collective Oecd (November 19, 2009)

Chile is one of the major players in the world fishing scene. But during the past fifty years, Chile has had to face issues of over-investment, sharp declines in catch levels, disputes among stakeholders, fleet...

Strengthening Regional Fisheries Management Organisations

by Collective Oecd (October 19, 2009)

With the development and entry into force of the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement in 1995, the international community made a commitment to strengthen Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs),...

OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Korea 2009

by Collective Oecd (July 21, 2009)

This report assesses the current status of Korea’s innovation system and policies, and identifies where and how the government should focus its efforts to improve the country’s innovation capabilities. It...

Piracy of Digital Content

by Collective Oecd (July 07, 2009)

This book studies digital piracy - the infringement of copyrighted content (such as music, films, software, broadcasting, books, etc.) - where the end product does not involve the use of hard media, such as...

Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries 2009

by Collective Oecd (July 03, 2009)

This report is a unique source of up-to-date estimates of support to agriculture. It provides an overview of agricultural support in the OECD area, complemented by individual chapters on agricultural policy...

OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2009

by Collective Oecd (July 28, 2009)

This 15th edition of the Agricultural Outlook edition presents the outlook for commodity markets during the 2009 to 2018 period, and analyses world market trends for the main agricultural products, as well as...

Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Policies and Summary Statistics 2008

by Collective Oecd (July 10, 2009)

This publication describes major developments affecting fisheries in OECD countries in 2004, 2005 and 2006, including changes in national and international policies, trade, and fisheries and aquaculture production....

Strategic and Policy Issues Raised by the Transition from Thermal to Fast Nuclear Systems

by Collective Oecd (April 07, 2009)

The renewed interest in nuclear energy triggered by concerns about global climate change and security of supply could lead to substantial growth in nuclear electricity generation and expanded interest in fast...

Considering Timescales in the Post-closure Safety of Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste

by Collective Oecd (April 07, 2009)

A key challenge in the development of safety cases for the deep geological disposal of radioactive waste is handling the long time frame over which the radioactive waste remains hazardous. The intrinsic hazard...

Stability and Buffering Capacity of the Geosphere for Long-term Isolation of Radioactive Waste

by Collective Oecd (March 04, 2009)

Geological settings selected as potential host formations for the deep geological disposal of radioactive waste are chosen for, among other assets, their long-term stability and buffering capacity against destabilising...

Natural Tracer Profiles Across Argillaceous Formations

by Collective Oecd (March 04, 2009)

This technical report describes the results of the Nuclear Energy Agency's CLAYTRAC project, in which natural tracer data from nine sites was evaluated to assess potential impacts of disposal of radiological...

OECD Communications Outlook 2009

by Collective Oecd (August 10, 2009)

The OECD Communications Outlook 2009 presents the most recent comparable data on the performance of the communication sector in OECD countries and on their policy frameworks. The data provided in this report...

Agricultural Policies in Emerging Economies 2009

by Collective Oecd (March 17, 2009)

This report analyses policy agricultural developments during 2006-08 in seven economies: Brazil, Chile, China, India, Russia, South Africa and Ukraine. This period was marked by a significant increase in world...

Reducing Fishing Capacity

by Collective Oecd (January 22, 2009)

Too many fishing vessels chasing too few fish is a persistent problem in many countries. To address this, governments often turn to vessel decommissioning schemes as a means of adjusting fishing capacity to...

Online Identity Theft

by Collective Oecd (March 17, 2009)

Using widely available Internet tools, internet thieves trick unsuspecting computer users into providing personal data, which they then use for illicit purposes, causing mistrust of online payment and banking...

Computer Viruses and Other Malicious Software

by Collective Oecd (February 24, 2009)

Malware attacks are increasing both in frequency and sophistication, thus posing a serious threat to the Internet economy and to national security. This book is a first step toward addressing the threat of malware...

Innovation in Firms

by Collective Oecd (November 20, 2009)

Innovation has become a key factor for economic growth, but how does the process take place at the level of individual firms? This book presents the main results of the OECD Innovation Microdata Project -- the...

News in the Internet Age

by Collective Oecd (October 18, 2010)

The economics of news production and distribution is in a state of radical change. After very profitable years, newspaper publishers in most OECD countries face declining advertising revenues and significant...

Radioactive Waste in Perspective

by Collective Oecd (September 10, 2010)

Large volumes of hazardous wastes are produced each year, however only a small proportion of them are radioactive. While disposal options for hazardous wastes are generally well established, some types of hazardous...

Innovation and the Development Agenda

by Collective Oecd (August 12, 2010)

Innovation drives long-term economic growth. It has a crucial role to play as global economies recover from the current financial crisis. This book examines the role of innovation in developing countries, with...

Uranium 2009

by Collective Oecd (July 21, 2010)

With several countries currently building nuclear power plants and planning the construction of more to meet long-term increases in electricity demand, uranium resources, production and demand remain topics...

Advancing the Aquaculture Agenda

by Collective Oecd (September 13, 2010)

Aquaculture now provides more than 50% of the global supply of fisheries products for direct human consumption. This conference proceedings addresses key policy challenges of the aquaculture sector. Policy makers,...