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This year's Yearbook focuses on major topics such as people, prosperity and planet. Below is a summary of our contributing authors. There's more to come! Look for the OECD Yearbook 2015 during the OECD Forum in June.




Unlocking investment for sustainable growth and jobs
Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands and Chair of
the 2015 Ministerial Council Meeting

A development agenda for our future
Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General of the United Nations


More and better jobs for an inclusive recovery
Martine Durand, Director of the OECD Statistics Directorate
Stefano Scarpetta, Director, OECD Directorate for Employment,
Labour and Social Affairs

Myths to expel about schooling
Andreas Schleicher, Director, OECD Directorate for Education
and Skills

More women on board

Baroness Mary Goudie, Co-founder, 30% Club

We must harness the true strength of migration
Peter Sutherland, Special Representative of the UN Secretary
General for Migration

Why a push for gender equality makes sound economic

Mari Kiviniemi, OECD Deputy Secretary-General

It is time to reverse an unfolding justice
Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director, Oxfam International

Towards a more human economy
Michel Landel, CEO, Sodexo



We must change faster than the climate
Simon Upton, Director, OECD Environment Directorate

Life on a planet of 9 billion
Marco Lambertini, WWF International

Save our soil!
Vandana Shiva, Founder, Navdanya

A win for the planet is a win for people
Erik Solheim, Chair, OECD Development Assistance


How to connect trade, investment and development
Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development
Co-operation, The Netherlands

The opportunities and challenges of greener growth:
Getting the whole policy package right
Catherine Mann

What we've learned−and have still to learn−from the
financial crisis

Martin Wolf, Author and Chief Economics Commentator
Financial Times

Business Brief: The Czech Republic's fourth Industrial

Rut Bízková, Chairperson, Technology Agency of Czech 

Holding business to account
John G Ruggie, Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and
International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard;
Chair of the board of trustees, Shift Project





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