Monetary aggregate indices presented are Narrow money (M1) and Broad money (M3). They are calculated as averages of the monthly figures. For all countries which do not provide data corresponding to the average for the month, estimates of monthly levels have been made using end of previous and current month figures. The annual and quarterly figures are then calculated as averages of the estimated monthly data and the indices are
The Standardised Confidence Indicators (for manufacturing industry and consumers) are confidence indicators comparable across countries. Comparability has been achieved by careful selection of national indicators, and by smoothing, centring, and amplitude adjusting these series. The series are updated continuously.
Access time series of immediate (overnight), short-term (3 month interbank rate), and long-term (10 yr bonds) interest rates for OECD countries and major non-member economies. The series are updated continuously.
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Labour disputes have intensified in China in recent years, alongside the labour shortages and wage inflation, particularly since 2008 when several Chinese labour related laws were issued or updated. This paper describes basic situations of labour disputes and examines the determinants of labour disputes from macro and micro perspectives
Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific Edition 2011 offers a concise quantitative overview of social trends and policies across Asia/Pacific countries and economies.
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China and Nigeria: a powerful South-South alliance, West African Challenges, no. 5, November 2011, by Margaret Egbula, Qi Zheng
The roundtable will focus on three policy issues of common interest to China and OECD countries: governance of national innovation systems, management of public research, and demand-side policies for innovation.
Exchange rate levels affect trade flows in agriculture and in the manufacturing and mining sector in China, the Euro area and the United States, though they do not explain in their entirety the trade imbalances in these three economies, this paper finds.
This report looks at the institutional framework of corporate governance in China through the prism of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance and assess a broad range of laws, regulations and codes.
People with university degrees have suffered far fewer job losses during the global economic crisis than those who left school without qualifications, according to the latest edition of the OECD’s annual Education at a Glance.