Speeches / Presentations


18-November-2008

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Discussion of Peter Howitt’s "Competition, Innovation and Growth: Theory, Evidence and Policy Challenges"

OECD Chief Economist, Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel's presentation on 18 November, 2008 at the OECD-World Bank joint conference on innovation and sustainable growth in a globalized world.

11-October-2008

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Statement by OECD Secretary-General to the International Monetary and Financial Committee

As the financial crisis deepens and spreads, a decisive policy action is needed to restore confidence and restart the flow of credit, according to Mr.Gurría.

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25-September-2008

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The Art of Making Reform Happen: Learning from Each Other

Governments which are successful at reforming empower their people to make the most of globalisation, creating a favourable environment for education, for business, for innovation and for sustainable development, according to Mr. Gurría.

15-August-2008

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Joint Statement by the South African Minister of Finance, Trevor A. Manuel, and the OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, regarding Enhanced Engagement between South Africa and the OECD

The world is rapidly transforming and a number of dynamic emerging economies,including South Africa, have become major players and trading partners with the members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD). In this context, the OECD Members have recognised the need for theOrganisation to become more open and relevant in order to realise its strategicgoal of becoming an important hub for dialogue on globally

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3-August-2008

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The Political Economy of Reform: Implementing Policies for Change

In his remarks delivered at the APEC Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting, Mr. Gurría explained that designing structural reform has been at the core of the OECD’s mission since its inception, to promote a better functioning of the global economy and raise living standards in member and partner countries. Now the OECD has gone one step further, trying to figure out how reform can be successfully implemented.

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17-March-2008

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Remarks by Jørgen Elmeskov, OECD Acting Chief Economist at the OECD/IMF conference on structural reform in Europe

Remarks by Jørgen Elmeskov, OECD Acting Chief Economist at the OECD/IMF conference on structural reform in Europe on 17 March 2008.

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7-February-2006

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Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006 - Press Briefing by OECD Chief Economist Cotis

Press briefing by OECD Chief Economist Jean-Philippe Cotis at the occasion of the launch of OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, in Paris and London on 7 February 2006. Across the OECD, governments are seeking to undertake structural reforms to strengthen their economic growth. Going for Growth 2006 takes stock of the progress made in implementing policy reforms to improve labour productivity and utilisation that were

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1-March-2005

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Economic Policy Reforms: Presentation by Jean-Philippe Cotis at the London Press Conference, 1 March 2005

Presentation by OECD Chief Economist Jean-Philippe Cotis at the London Press Conference for the launch of "Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth," 1 March 2005. Across the OECD, governments are seeking to undertake structural reforms to foster their economic growth. This new publication takes stock of the progress made made in implementing policy reforms and suggests priorities for the future reform agenda in each member

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13-May-2003

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Chief Economist JP Cotis comments on Balassa-Samuelson effect in CEC5 countries

Comments by OECD Chief Economist Jean-Philippe Cotis on the paper "How real is the Fear? Investigating the Balassa-Samuelson effect in CEC5 countries..." by M.A. Kovacs. Mr. Kovac's paper is attached as a related document.

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4-March-2003

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Labour shortage and social contract - a presentation by JP Cotis 4-5 March 2003

OECD Chief Econmist Jean-Philippe Cotis discusses labour shortage and social contract at the European Commission & CSIS on The economic and budgetary implications of global ageing, Bruxelles, 4-5 March 2003. The presentation is in French.

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