25 November 2014
Modest global economic forecasts, continuing high unemployment and downshifts in potential output should spur governments to fully employ monetary, fiscal and structural policy levers to support growth, notably in Europe, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Outlook.
19 November 2014
The Indian economy is rebounding, but growth will be stronger if further steps are taken to reduce inflation, improve the business environment and increase female participation the labour market, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of India.
16 November 2014
Leaders of the G20 countries meeting at their Summit in Brisbane, Australia, have called on the OECD and IMF to monitor their commitment to boost economic growth and create jobs.
The leaders committed to raise global GDP by an additional 2.1% by 2018.
12 November 2014
Squeezed R&D budgets in the EU, Japan and US are reducing the weight of advanced economies in science and technology research, patent applications and scientific publications and leaving China on track to be the world’s top R&D spender by around 2019, according to a new OECD report.
11 November 2014
Southeast Asia’s over-reliance on natural resources like oil, gas, minerals and wood for economic growth is unsustainable over the long term and is causing environmental damage that will hurt future prosperity if left unchecked, according to a new OECD report.