Furthering efforts to fight against international tax evasion and bank secrecy, members of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes have issued 12 new peer review reports.
Austria has always been a remarkable ally to the OECD. It was one of the Organisation’s 19 founding members. It has been a pathfinder in many policy areas and it played a key role in our 50th Anniversary celebrations, said Angel Gurría.
Austria should seize the opportunity provided by its robust, export-led recovery to strengthen spending reforms and reinforce domestic drivers of economic growth, said Angel Gurría.
Austria should eliminate subsidies which encourage early retirement and target social transfers more effectively, according to the OECD’s latest economic survey.
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This project is organized to make the most of the OECD’s strengths—to provide a framework through which governments can compare experiences, seek responses to tackle common problems, and identify and share good practices.
Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.
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How can local economic development projects integrate social and employment objectives? How can labour market policy support economic growth? Answers to this and other issues were discussed at the 7th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance.
At the heart of the crisis are failures of financial regulation, of supervision, of risk management and of corporate governance.
Internationaler Migrationsausblick zu Österreich: In Österreich hat die Wirtschaftskrise die Arbeitsmarktchancen für Zuwanderer deutlich stärker beeinflusst als für im Inland Geborene. Auch ist die Zahl der Einbürgerungen weiter zurückgegangen und liegt jetzt auf einem im OECD-Vergleich sehr niedrigen Niveau.