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Bits and bolts:The digital transformation and manufacturing


The digital transformation forces a re-think of government policy as manufacturing business models increasingly transition from “bolts” to “bits”. The road to Industry 4.0 implies important and pervasive changes in business dynamics, firm growth and the nature of competition.

This report presents a framework for measuring the digital transformation of manufacturing industries, and maps the impact of digital technologies across these several dimensions: firm productivity growth, business dynamism, industry concentration, firm mark-ups and mergers and acquisition activity.

https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/science-and-technology/bits-and-bolts_c917d518-en
https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/docserver/c917d518-en.pdf?expires=1554857541&id=id&accname=guest&checksum=C5F36BECE02D6D912060AE89F4D493AE