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The Future of Productivity Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9215051e.pdf
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This book addresses the rising productivity gap between the global frontier and other firms, and identifies a number of structural impediments constraining business start-ups, knowledge diffusion and resource allocation (such as barriers to...
Routine jobs, employment and technological innovation in global value chains Click to Access:
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This work addresses the role of global value chains (GVCs), workforce skills, ICT, innovation and industry structure in explaining employment levels of routine and non-routine occupations. The analysis encompasses 28 OECD countries over the period 2000-2011. It relies on a new country-specific...

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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.
Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in the Netherlands Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5115141e.pdf
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The Dutch food, agriculture and horticulture sector is innovative and export oriented, with high value-added along the food chain and significant world export shares for many products.
Reshoring: Myth or Reality? Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jm56frbm38s.pdf
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The news that companies in OECD economies are increasingly bringing manufacturing activities back home has attracted a lot of attention in recent years. Headline cases of a number of large multinational companies have given increased visibility to the phenomenon of reshoring in the economic...
 
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