18 June 2013
The OECD has presented to G8 leaders the steps needed to create a fairer and more transparent global tax system. Prepared at the request of the G8 for the Lough Erne Summit, the report outlines four concrete steps needed to put in place a global, secure and cost effective model of automatic exchange of information.
17 June 2013
The number of people over 80 will double in the coming four decades, rising from 3.9% of the population today to 9.1% in 2050 across OECD countries, and from 4.7% to 11.3% across the 27-member European Union. Up to half of the elderly will need help coping with their daily needs, says a new OECD/EC report.
13 June 2013
Migration has started to pick up again, driven largely by people moving within the European Union. But the employment prospects for immigrants have worsened, with around one in two unemployed immigrants in Europe still looking for work after more than 12 months, according to a new OECD report.
6 June 2013
Global agricultural production is expected to grow 1.5% a year on average over the coming decade, compared with annual growth of 2.1% between 2003 and 2012, according to the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook presented today in Beijing.
30 May 2013
Today the OECD took a significant step to extend its global reach by deciding to open membership talks with Colombia and Latvia and signalling its intention to do likewise with Costa Rica and Lithuania in the near future.