22 May 2013
Boosting private sector investment in sustainable transport infrastructure will be essential as governments seek to meet long-term economic and environmental objectives at a time of constrained public finances, according to a new OECD report.
17 May 2013
Tax Commissioners from 45 countries gathered in Moscow commit to co-ordinated action to tackle trans-national fraud, evasion and aggressive tax planning. In their final communique, they warned evaders that "however hard they try to hide, they will be found".
15 May 2013
Income inequality increased by more in the first three years of the crisis to the end of 2010 than it had in the previous twelve years, before factoring in the effect of taxes and transfers on income, according to new OECD data.
13 May 2013
Young people from poorer families are underrepresented in higher education, which exposes them to a lifetime of reduced earnings and undermines the foundations of economic growth. Disadvantaged students benefit from grants and loans in third-level education, but they also need support from the earliest years of school.
3 May 2013
Multilateral agreement to cut red tape in international trade would dramatically reduce trading costs and add billions to the global economy, according to new OECD research.