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[IWS] OECD: MEASURING THE DIGITAL ECONOMY: A NEW PERSPECTIVE [8 December 2014]
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Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
MEASURING THE DIGITAL ECONOMY: A NEW PERSPECTIVE [8 December 2014]
[read online, 160 pages]
The growing role of the digital economy in daily life has heightened demand for new data and measurement tools. Internationally comparable and timely statistics combined with robust cross-country analyses are crucial to strengthen the evidence base for digital economy policy making, particularly in a context of rapid change. 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. The key objectives of this publication are to highlight measurement gaps and propose actions to advance the measurement agenda.
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