All posts tagged "OECD"

  • Martti Hetemäki, Ministry of Finance, Finland: Exclusive Interview

    The 2008 global financial crash hit Finland harder than many other European countries. Head of the Finnish Ministry of Finance Martti Hetemäki tells Global Government Forum in an exclusive interview

    • Posted May 26, 2015
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  • Mexico – Does More Trade Make It A Better Place To Work?

    The second United States-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue (HLED) started on 6 January 2015. President Barack Obama and President Enrique Pena Nieto are meeting to discuss, among other things, how

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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  • Does Reducing Income Inequality Boost Growth?

    This is the question posed by a report from the OECD. Focus on Inequality and Growth from the OECD’s Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, suggests strongly that the

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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  • Green Growth in Southeast Asia

    ‘Southeast Asia’s current growth model is unsustainable. The region has a perfect opportunity as it modernizes and builds up its infrastructure to shift to a green growth path.’ That is

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Measuring The Digital Economy

    A new report gives a fully researched insight into how nations within the OECD are using and benefitting from – our losing out to – the digital economy. Measuring the

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Progress in Tax Transparency – Mexico More Compliant Than Austria

    More countries than ever are making progress in exchanging information on tax matters for increased transparency. However, the programme to push this forward is resulting in some unexpected outcomes. The

    • Posted August 18, 2014
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  • How Tax Information Exchange Treaties Are Working

    With the hunt for offshore money laundering picking up pace, how are the laws being implemented? The core element is the OECD’s Tax Information Exchange Treaties, which in 2013 built

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • Should All Government Data Be Free?

    As a consequence of the G8 declaration of 2014, a number of agencies that collate data are developing systems that allow for greater corporate transparency. The OECD has recently launched

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • The Recession and Obesity – How One Can Feed The Other

    Graham Scott explores the connections between poverty, obesity and recession. The recession which started in 2007 has seen many predictable outcomes. One is that people are finding it harder to

    • Posted June 2, 2014
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  • Employment rate up in OECD area at end of 2013

    The latest figures from the OECD show that the employment rate of its member countries went up by 0.1 per cent overall in the final quarter of 2013. That puts

    • Posted April 28, 2014
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