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  • International Mobile Data Roaming

    White Papers // May 2011 // provided by OECD

    This paper examines the pricing of international mobile data roaming. It continues the work undertaken on the pricing of voice and SMS international mobile roaming services. The paper finds that data roaming prices are very high compared to domestic rates in the country of origin. Average prices per MB are ...

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  • OECD's FDI Restrictiveness Index: 2010 Update

    White Papers // May 2011 // provided by OECD

    The 2010 update of the FDI Restrictiveness Index (FDI Index) expands the sectors covered and revises the way in which FDI measures are scored and weighted. The FDI Index is now available for all OECD Members, adherents to the Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises, Enhanced Engagement countries and ...

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  • Open Plan Schools In Portugal: Failure Or Innovation?

    White Papers // Mar 2011 // provided by OECD

    An open plan school, simply defined, is "A school built to a design which does not include self contained classrooms" (Hamilton, 1976). It has a fewer internal doors and walls than a school with traditional classrooms accommodating the same number of students. The open space design, often still used in ...

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  • Assessment And Innovation In Education

    White Papers // Mar 2011 // provided by OECD

    This paper proposes three main ways of combining assessment and innovation: Developing a wide range of performance measurements for both students and schools; rethinking the alignment of standards and assessment; measuring the impact of assessments on teaching and learning. One way of influencing teaching and learning might be to modify ...

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  • OECD~s FDI Restrictiveness Index

    White Papers // Mar 2011 // provided by OECD

    The 2010 update of the FDI Restrictiveness Index (FDI Index) expands the sectors covered and revises the way in which FDI measures are scored and weighted. The FDI Index is now available for all OECD Members, adherents to the Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises, Enhanced Engagement countries and ...

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  • Foreign State Immunity And Foreign Government Controlled Investors

    White Papers // Mar 2011 // provided by OECD

    Discussions at the "Freedom of Investment" Roundtables, hosted by the OECD Investment Committee, have stressed that increased investments by foreign State-controlled investors can bring significant benefits to home and host societies, but have also noted that they can raise concerns. This paper examines two principal issues concerning foreign State-controlled investors: ...

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  • Intellectual Property Rights In International Investment Agreements

    White Papers // Mar 2011 // provided by OECD

    This paper provides an overview of recent developments in investment treaty practice with regard to the protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). The analysis departs from traditional IPR studies developed almost exclusively in the context of the WTO-TRIPS Agreement. The aim of this study is to clarify the extent to ...

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  • Using Quality Measures to Manage Statistical Risks in Business Surveys

    White Papers // Aug 2006 // provided by OECD

    Identification, measurement and monitoring of key quality measures at different stages of the survey process aid the survey manager in assuring quality or in identifying potential quality problems. In the first part of this paper, the authors describe recent developments in the Australian Bureau of Statistics extending the use of ...

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