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OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: France 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9214101e.pdf
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This report compares the performance of the French innnovation systems with that of other countries and presents the conclusions of interviews with 30 key actors in the French research and innovation system.
The Proliferation of Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js7t9wqzvg8.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/science-and-technology/the-proliferation-of-big-data-and-implications-for-official-statistics-and-statistical-agencies_5js7t9wqzvg8-en
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This working paper describes the potential of the proliferation of new sources of large volumes of data, sometimes also referred to as "big data", for informing policy making in several areas. It also outlines the challenges that the proliferation of data raises for the production of official...

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Business use of broadband Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/broadband/business-use-of-broadband.htm
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Business use of broadband provides detail on how many businesses use a broadband connection.
Measuring the Digital Economy Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9314021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/science-and-technology/measuring-the-digital-economy_9789264221796-en
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This report presents indicators traditionally used to monitor the information society and complements them with experimental indicators that provide insight into areas of policy interest.
Measuring Design and its Role in Innovation Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js7p6lj6zq6.pdf
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This working paper sums up the main findings of an OECD project aiming to provide an evidence basis for focusing efforts to improve the measurement of technological and non-technological forms of business innovation, with particular focus on the role of design. It reviews a broad range of novel...
 
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The growth of the App Economy: there are roughly 827k apps available for iOS and 670k for Android.