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  • 6-May-2014

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    Global economy strengthening but significant risks remain, says OECD in latest Economic Outlook

    The global economy will strengthen over the coming two years, but urgent action is still required to further reduce unemployment and address other legacies from the crisis, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Outlook.

  • 5-May-2014

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    Countries must improve resilience to disasters or face mounting costs, OECD says

    Smarter planning for natural and man-made disasters that increases collaboration between countries and encourages households and businesses to take more responsibility would improve resilience and reduce future economic losses, a new OECD report says.

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  • 5-May-2014

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    Make growth socially inclusive for improved well-being and stronger economies – OECD report

    Inequality – now at its highest level in decades in many countries – undermines economic growth and well-being, says a new OECD report. But policies to tackle the widening gap between rich and poor will only succeed if they also look beyond income and address better access to high-quality education, health care and public infrastructure, it adds.

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  • 24-April-2014

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    Netherlands: Make economic, innovation and territorial reforms work together to boost growth and competitiveness, says OECD

    The Netherlands is gradually emerging from a double-dip recession with strengthened public finances and reforms on track to improve the labour and housing markets and the health care and pension systems. These reforms are paying off, says the OECD. Growth is expected to reach 1% this year and 1.3% in 2015.

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  • 8-April-2014

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    Composite Leading Indicators (CLI), OECD, April 2014

    Composite leading indicators point to weakening growth in most major emerging economies but continued positive growth prospects in OECD countries

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  • 3-April-2014

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    Europe’s reforms beginning to pay off but continued effort needed, says OECD

    Action taken by many European countries to return their public finances to health are beginning to pay off, says the OECD. The Euro area economies which emerged from the crisis with serious current account deficits are now in surplus. Debt-to-GDP ratios are stabilising and market tensions have abated.

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  • 3-April-2014

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    Contributions to GDP growth - Fourth quarter 2013, Quarterly National Accounts, OECD

    Unwinding of stocks slows OECD GDP growth to 0.5% in the fourth quarter of 2013

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  • 1-April-2014

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    Consumer Prices, OECD - Updated: 1 April 2014

    OECD annual inflation slows to 1.4% in February 2014

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  • 20-March-2014

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    System of unit labour cost, OECD - Updated: March 2014

    Unit labour costs (ULCs) in the OECD area increased marginally (by 0.1%) in the fourth quarter of 2013, following two successive quarters of stability.

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  • 17-March-2014

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    Czech Republic is recovering, but more must be done to jump-start income convergence with euro area countries, OECD says

    The Czech economy is finally coming out of a prolonged recession but must take further steps to speed up income convergence towards the euro area countries, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Survey of the Czech Republic.

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