OECD: Industry and Entrepreneurship

“The Committee for Industry, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) looks at economic behaviour at firm and sectoral levels to complement macro-level analyses by other OECD bodies. It examines developments in industry, issues of industrial adaptation, and trends in related policies.

“Industry-related analytical and statistical activities cover both manufacturing and service sectors, ranging from steel to tourism.

“The performance and policy implications of industrial globalisation – through trade, foreign investment, technology sales, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, electronic commerce, etc. — are an important analytical focus. At national and international levels, the contributions and challenges of both large firms and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are assessed.

“Industry-related analysis is based on the collection of  industrial statistics, the development of indicators, and the modelling of structural change across sectors and countries. Particular attention is given to improved measurement of industrial productivity, industrial globalisation and enterprise demography. Work is ongoing to improve development of comparable statistics in non-OECD countries.”

See OECD, Industry Issues, About.

OECD’s research on Industry and Entrepreneurship issues can be found here.  Topics include: Industry Issues, SMEs and Entrepreneurship, International Investment, and Tourism.