Tag Archives: Digitalisation

Europe 4.0 : Addressing the Digital Dilemma

The World Bank has recently published “Europe 4.0 : Addressing the Digital Dilemma”. This report examines the underlying economics of different types of digital technologies. It highlights what the new drivers of change are, why the dynamics with this latest round of technological change may be different, and what the distributional impacts may be within …
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Digitalisation and Responsible Business Conduct: Stocktaking of Policies and Initiatives

The OECD has just published the report “Digitalisation and Responsible Business Conduct: Stocktaking of Policies and Initiatives.“ The digital economy has had a profound impact on the global business landscape. New phenomena such as online platforms, social media, digital ledger technology, big data and online service providers affect business models and our understanding of what …
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Regulations to Address Work–life Balance in Digital Flexible Working Arrangements

Developments in information and communication technology (ICT) have been among the key drivers of change in working life over the past two decades. Specifically, telework and ICT-based mobile work (TICTM) exemplifies how digital technology has led to more flexible workplace and working time practices. However, the ability to work anywhere and at any time can …
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OECD SME and Entrepreneurship Outlook 2019

The new OECD SME and Entrepreneurship Outlook presents the latest trends in performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and provides a comprehensive overview of business conditions and policy frameworks for SMEs and entrepreneurs.This year’s edition provides comparative evidence on business dynamism, productivity growth, wage gaps and export trends by firm size across OECD countries …
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OECD Economic Outlook – Nov 2018

The OECD has just published its latest Economic Outlook. According to the report, global economic growth remains strong but has passed its recent peak and faces escalating risks including rising trade tensions and tightening financial conditions. Growth forecasts for next year have been revised down for most of the world’s major economies. Global GDP is …
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OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018

The “OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018: Adapting to Technological and Societal Disruption” is the twelfth edition in a series that biennially reviews key trends in science, technology and innovation (STI) policy in OECD countries and a number of major partner economies. The 14 chapters within this edition look at a range of topics, …
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