In his speech at the Estonian Acadamy of Sciences, the Secretary-General emphasised the value-added of the OECD as a provider of evidence-based policy advice, based on comparative analysis, a multidisciplinary approach and peer learning.
OECD countries welcomed four new members – Chile, Estonia, Israel and Slovenia – at their annual Council meeting at ministerial level.
OECD countries agreed today to invite Estonia, Israel and Slovenia to become members of the Organisation, paving the way for the Organisation’s membership to grow to 34 countries.
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Estonia Accession Decision
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Statement by Mr Helir-Valdor Seeder, Minister of Agriculture, to the OECD Agriculture Ministerial Meeting 2010
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Privileges and Immunities Agreement OECD / Estonia Accord de Privilèges et Immunités OCDE / Estonie
The ongoing financial crisis has put euro adoption at the top of Estonia's policy agenda. However, shocks affecting Estonia are only weakly synchronized with those of the euro area, and the structure of its economy also notably differs from the euro zone.
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Data and supplementary tables from Economics Department working paper on Estonia and euro adoption: Small country challenges of joining EMU.
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OECD’s Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) provides the first internationally comparative perspective on the conditions of teaching and learning.
Estonia is now in a severe recession. To restore high and sustainable growth, the country will need to rebalance its resources from non-tradables towards exports.