These statistical indicators summarise the current state of the ICT sector.
The digital transformation is well under way, yet its scope and speed varies greatly across countries, sectors, people and places. Going digital will only fully benefit economies and societies if governments step up efforts to prepare businesses, people and policies for a digital world, the OECD said today.
This report uses a standard gravity setup to analyse the determinants of e-commerce, using data on online credit card payments by private Spanish customers of the multinational bank BBVA.
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The growing interactions between data, algorithms and big data analytics, connected things and people are opening huge new opportunities. But they are also giving rise to issues around “data governance” at the national and international levels.
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Technological change and business model innovations are altering the e-commerce landscape, and these new developments affect policy frameworks along several dimensions. Policies should be coordinated to unlock the potential of e-commerce for all.
This paper analyses the role of the digital transformation for business dynamics across countries. The analysis combines unique harmonised data on business dynamics for 15 countries with a multi-dimensional measure of digital intensity that takes into account different facets of the digital transformation.
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Digital transformation can only be fully realised if high quality access to communication networks and services is made available at affordable prices for all people and firms no matter who they are or where they live.
The share of high-speed fibre in fixed broadband Internet connections in OECD countries has risen to 25% as of June 2018, up from 12% in 2010. Meanwhile mobile broadband penetration has risen to above 106% in the OECD area.
Digital technology can improve our lives but it also poses a major risk of widening social inequality and blocking opportunities for people without the skills to navigate the online world safely, according to a new OECD report.