Publications & Documents


  • 13-February-2009

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    The need for a global standard

    In his remarks delivered in Rome, Angel Gurría has welcomed the decision by G7 Finance Ministers to work towards setting up a set of common principles on integrity, transparency and propriety in global financial and business transactions.

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  • 9-February-2009

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    The financial and economic crisis and the OECD strategic response

    At a meeting with Slovak Economists, Mr. Gurría underlined that the OECD has developed a strategic response to deal with the current situation, while at the same time addressing the interaction between different policy actions in our economies.

  • 5-February-2009

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    Asian Roundtable Task Force on Related Party Transactions

    This meeting focused on finding solutions for detecting and curbing abusive related party transactions – one of the most serious corporate governances failures. Participants discussed policy options, including assessing strengths and weaknesses of various regulatory approaches, tightening enforcement and facilitating a change in culture and practice, particularly in the boardroom.

  • 28-January-2009

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    Dealing with the crisis: reforms that will put us back on a path of growth, innovation and sustainability

    According to Mr. Gurría, the crisis has led to some major new thinking, about regulation and markets, about accountability and ethics, and about the kind of economy we need to build. Our strategy is about devising better policies, better regulations and better institutional frameworks that enable businesses to flourish and public interests to be safeguarded in a stronger, cleaner and fairer world economy.

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  • 27-January-2009

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    The world needs to rewrite the rules of finance and global business

    Angel Gurría shares his views about issues on the 2009 Davos agenda. Beyond short-term expediency, politicians must figure out how to set a long-term course for the global economy. Along with more effective regulation, we need fairer social policies and an end to the bottlenecks that block competition and innovation and hamper sustainable growth. We must also find ways for governments to exit from their massive emergency interventions

  • 26-January-2009

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    State Owned Enterprises in India: Reviewing the Evidence

    This study of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in India examines trends in SOEs shares of the national economy, sectoral distribution, listing on stock exchanges and internationalisation.

  • 26-January-2009

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    State Owned Enterprises in China: Reviewing the Evidence

    This study of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in China examines trends in SOEs shares of the national economy, sectoral distribution, listing on stock exchanges and internationalisation.

  • 22-January-2009

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    Business ethics and OECD principles: What can be done to avoid another crisis?

    Mr. Gurría underlined that business ethics should be at the center of any new road-map for the global economy. Markets should not only be more stable, but morally acceptable as well. He said that it is time to reunite ethics and economics through a solid, transparent and updated set of rules.

  • 19-January-2009

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    The Role of Incumbent Boards and Management in the Privatisation Process

    This paper addresses the challenges of overseeing the board and management of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the course of a privatisation process.

  • 16-January-2009

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    OECD Investment Policy Perspectives

    OECD Investment Policy Perspectives focuses on multidisciplinary empirical and analytical research of practical relevance for the global investment policy community.

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