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  • 4-April-2018

    English

    Improving the skills of Chileans would boost productivity and inclusive growth

    Chile’s economy is strengthening and wage growth picking up. The country should now address the challenge of improving people’s skills, particularly among women and low-skilled workers, in order to boost productivity, innovation and inclusive growth, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 26-February-2018

    English

    Chile should use upturn to address low productivity and high inequality

    A favourable growth outlook offers Chile an opportunity to address its low productivity levels compared to other advanced economies, improve access to quality jobs and take steps to reduce its persistently high inequality, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 26-February-2018

    English

    Chile debería aprovechar el repunte económico para abordar la baja productividad y tomar medidas para reducir la alta desigualdad

    Las perspectivas de crecimiento favorable ofrecen a Chile una oportunidad para abordar sus bajos niveles de productividad comparados con los de otras economías desarrolladas, mejorar el acceso al empleo de calidad, y tomar medidas para reducir su desigualdad persistentemente alta, según un nuevo informe de la OCDE.

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  • 25-October-2017

    English

    Chile must conclude its current legislative reforms of the criminal sanctions regime and clarify its corporate liability framework to better combat foreign bribery

    Chile must make further progress on key recommendations of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions, more than three years after its Phase 3 evaluation in March 2014.

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  • 28-October-2016

    English

    Empowering the 40% of young Latin Americans not in formal jobs, education or training could spark new growth engines, says latest Latin American Economic Outlook

    Latin America and the Caribbean’s (LAC) GDP will shrink by between 0.9% and 1% in 2016, according to the latest estimates, the second consecutive year of negative growth and a rate of contraction the region has not seen since the early 1980s. According to the Latin American Economic Outlook 2017, the region should recover in 2017, but with modest GDP growth of between 1.5% and 2%, below expected growth in advanced economies.

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  • 21-July-2016

    English

    Chile must implement measures to stem environmental pressures

    Chile has taken steps to address the rising environmental pressures from its rapid economic growth, strengthening its environmental institutions and introducing new instruments, including a carbon tax. It now needs to move ahead and thoroughly implement policy measures to stem the threat to its land, air and water, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 24-June-2016

    English

    Improve skills to build fairer, more inclusive societies

    Poor skills severely reduce a person’s chance of a better-paying and more-rewarding job, and have a major impact on how the benefits of economic growth are shared within societies. In countries where large shares of adults have poor skills, it is difficult to introduce productivity-enhancing technologies and new ways of working, which stalls improvements in living standards, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 25-April-2016

    English

    Improvements in Chile’s regulatory policy would bring major benefits to the‎ economy and society

    Chile has improved its regulatory policy in recent years, but could see benefits from further measures and a comprehensive effort to improve the way it prepares and issues new laws and regulations, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 25-November-2015

    Spanish

    Chile: Mejorar las oportunidades para todos es esencial de cara a lograr una economía más inclusiva

    Aunque el largo período de expansión económica que ha atravesado Chile ha mejorado los niveles de vida y reducido drásticamente la pobreza entre su población, aún queda mucho por hacer para asegurar que el país esté en condiciones de adentrarse en una senda de crecimiento más sólido, inclusivo y sostenible, según el último Estudio Económico de la OCDE sobre Chile.

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  • 25-November-2015

    English

    Chile: Improving opportunities for all is key to a more inclusive and productive economy

    A long period of economic expansion in Chile has raised living standards and dramatically reduced poverty, but more needs to be done now to ensure that the country is in a position to move to a stronger, more inclusive and sustainable growth path, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Chile.

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