2 October 2014
People’s well-being has generally progressed since the early 20th century across a large part of the world, according to How Was Life? Global Well-Being since 1820. The study presents for the first time systematic evidence of trends in areas such as health, education, inequality, the environment and personal security over the past 200 years.
30 September 2014
Advanced economies are pushing up carbon emissions, traffic congestion and air pollution by under-taxing company cars and diesel fuel, according to new OECD research.
16 September 2014
The OECD has released its first recommendations for new international rules to combat tax avoidance by multinational enterprises under the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project.
15 September 2014
A moderate expansion is underway in most major advanced and emerging economies, but growth remains weak in the euro area, which runs the risk of prolonged stagnation if further steps are not taken to boost demand, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Assessment. Watch the live webcast of the press conference.
9 September 2014
Access to education continues to expand worldwide but the socio-economic divisions between tertiary-educated adults and the rest of society are growing. Governments must do more to ensure that everyone has the same opportunity to a good education early in life, according to a new OECD report.