Publications & Documents


  • 17-July-2017

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    International Productivity Monitor

    The 32nd issue of the International Productivity Monitor is a special issue produced in collaboration with the OECD. All articles published in this issue were selected from papers presented at the First Annual Conference of the OECD Global Forum on Productivity held in Lisbon, Portugal, July 7-8, 2016.
    The Forum was established by a large group of OECD member countries in 2015 to provide a platform for the mutual exchange of information and international cooperation between public bodies with a responsibility for promoting productivity-enhancing policies. The primary purpose of the Forum is to shed light on the structural and policy drivers of productivity, especially in the context of the generalized slowdown in productivity growth affecting OECD countries. It helps generate synergies in policy-oriented research; share data, results and insights; and facilitate the diffusion of best policy practices leveraging on both cross-country analysis and country-specific experiences. To this end, the Forum organizes conferences and workshops connecting policy-makers, academics and other stakeholders and proposes and coordinates research programs in areas related to productivity, notably by encouraging collaboration with national experts, to extend and support work done at the OECD.

  • 11-July-2017

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    G20 Global Displacement and Migration Trends Report 2017

    This report provides a review of recent migration trends to and from G20 countries and the EU28. It shows that about 157 million international migrants, or almost two third of all international migrants, live in the G20 countries. Foreign born people represent about 3.3% of the total G20 population and on average, every second migrant is a woman.

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  • 11-July-2017

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    Harmonised Unemployment Rates (HURs), OECD - Updated: July 2017

    OECD unemployment rate stable at 5.9% in May 2017

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  • 11-July-2017

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    OECD Investment Policy Reviews: Lao PDR

    This first OECD Investment Policy Review of Lao PDR uses the OECD Policy Framework for Investment to assess the investment climate in Lao PDR and discusses the challenges and opportunities faced by the Government of Lao PDR in its reform efforts. It includes chapters on trends in foreign investment and trade, the legal framework for investment, regulatory restrictions on foreign investment, corporate governance, investment promotion and facilitation, promoting and enabling responsible business conduct, infrastructure connectivity and the investment framework for green growth.

  • 11-July-2017

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    Main Economic Indicators - Volume 2017 Issue 7

    The monthly Main Economic Indicators (MEI) presents comparative statistics that provide an overview of recent international economic developments for the 35 OECD countries,* the euro area and a number of non-member economies.**

    This indispensable and unique source of key short-term statistics is a vehicle for analysis for corporate planners, economists, academics, researchers and students. Using the most up-to-date, user-friendly tabular presentation, the indicators cover national accounts, business surveys and consumer opinions, leading indicators, retail sales, production, construction, prices, employment, unemployment, wages, finance, international trade and balance of payments.

    * OECD countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

    ** Non-member economies: Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Lithuania, Russian Federation, South Africa

  • 10-July-2017

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    Composite Leading Indicators (CLI), OECD, July 2017

    Composite leading indicators continue to point to stable pace of expansion in the OECD area

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  • 8-July-2017

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    OECD’s Gurría reaffirms need for global cooperation amid progress at G20 Summit

    International cooperation is now more critical than ever, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said following a G20 Leader’s Summit marked both by controversy but also advances on a range of policies to tackle global challenges.

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  • 6-July-2017

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    Contributions to GDP growth: first quarter 2017, Quarterly National Accounts, OECD

    Private consumption and investment main drivers of slowdown in OECD GDP growth in first quarter of 2017

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  • 30-June-2017

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    Economics Department Working Papers by cross country analysis

    This series of Working Papers is designed to make available, to a wider readership, selected studies which the Department has prepared for use within OECD. Authorship is generally collective, but main individual authors are named.

  • 30-June-2017

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    Economics Department Working Papers - List

    This series of Working Papers is designed to make available, to a wider readership, selected studies which the Department has prepared for use within OECD. Authorship is generally collective, but main individual authors are named.

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