OECD Yearbook 2017 articles


We must bridge divides and make globalisation work for everyone
Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD

Making globalisation work: Better lives for all
Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Prime Minister, Denmark and Chair of the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting 2017


Inclusive growth

Towards an empowering state: Turning inclusive growth into a global reality
Gabriela Ramos, Special Counsellor to the OECD, Secretary-General and Sherpa to the G20

The challenge of boosting innovation and trade, while achieving inclusiveness
Catherine Mann, Chief Economist, OECD

A new agenda for inclusive growth
Liam Byrne, Founder, UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth, and former Chief Secretary to Her Majesty's Treasury

Business brief: Towards an inclusive and competitive labour market for the evolving world of work
Jacques van den Broek, CEO Randstad Holding nv

Bridging the generational divide in the UK
Nick Clegg, Former Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Changing the face of start-ups: Why diversity is not a nice-to-have but a must-have
Nicola Hazell, SheStarts Director, Head of Diversity & Impact, BlueChilli Group

Towards a global market that works for everyone
Margrethe Vestager, EU Commissioner for Competition

Will labour remain different from the other factors of production?
Branko Milanovic, Graduate Center, City University of New York and Author

Business brief: We can all be innovators in ageing
Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO, AARP

Basic income: An answer to social security problems?
Marjukka Turunen, Director of Change Management, Kela, Finland

Bridging food divides in Nigeria is a global challenge
Laurent Bossard, Director, OECD Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC)

Could measuring what matters be a bridge to happiness?
Meik Wiking, Chief Executive, Happiness Research Institute, Denmark; Author, The Little Book of Hygge

Business brief: Unleashing Latin America’s energy potential
Astrid Álvarez, CEO of Grupo Energía de Bogotá (GEB)

For business and globalisation, people hold the key
Ali Karami-Ruiz, Head of Communications, and Sherpa to the B20, Business at OECD

DATABANK: Inclusive growth



Re-booting government as a bridge to the digital age
Andy Wyckoff, Director, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation

Making the most of the digital world: Changing an end to a means
Susan Greenfield, CEO and Founder, Neuro-Bio Ltd and Member of the British House of Lords

Business brief: Empowering the next generation of scientists to change the world
Mads Tvillinggaard Bonde, Founder, CEO, Labster

Business brief: ENGIE: Enabling the energy transition
Isabelle Kocher, CEO, Engie

US manufacturing's decline and the rise of new production innovation paradigms
William B Bonvillian, Lecturer at MIT and Advisor to MIT's Industrial Performance Center

Why workers matter for a successful new production revolution
Lizette Risgaard, President, Danish Confederation of Trade Unions

How taxing robots could help bridge future revenue gaps
Xavier Oberson, University of Geneva

Business brief: Bomare: An innovative player
Ali Boumediene, Founder and Managing Director of Bomare Company

Corporate accountability is essential to human rights in the network society
Rebecca MacKinnon, Director, Ranking Digital Rights at New America

Smartphones are child's play, but what about the child labour?
Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair of the OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct

DATABANK: Digitalisation



Can we save our democracies from hackers?
Rolf Alter, Director, OECD Public Governance Directorate

We need leaders to act in service of future generations
Mary Robinson, President, Mary Robinson Foundation-Climate Justice, former President of Ireland, and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

We must protect the poorest as the fight of our lives
Gayle Smith, President and CEO, The ONE Campaign

Business brief: Towards renewal in our business culture
Cesar Cunha Campos, Director, FGV Projetos

Participatory democracy: Portugal’s new frontier
Maria Manuel Leitão Marques, Minister of the Presidency and Administrative Modernisation, Portugal

We must invest in the transformational power of higher education
Colm Harmon, Head of the School of Economics, University of Sydney

Protecting human rights and the spirit of justice
Salil Shetty, Secretary-General, Amnesty International

Business brief: Food, waste and value: Building a coalition for change
Damien Verdier, President and Chairperson of the Board of Directors, International Food Waste Coalition

Responsible business conduct and competition: The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and responsible supply chain management
Karin Buhmann, Professor, Responsible for Business & Human Rights, Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

Business brief: Insuring well-being in a changing world
Thomas Buberl, Chief Executive Officer, AXA Group

Business brief: Newcastle in Australia: An emerging smart city
Nuatali Nelmes, Lord Mayor

Business brief: Taking one giant leap forward for healthcare, together
Jane Griffiths, Company Group Chairman, Janssen, Europe, Middle East & Africa



>>"Post-truth" debate

Bridging divides in a post-truth world
Anthony Gooch, Director of Public Affairs and Communications, OECD

Figures and feelings both count, as a matter of fact
Martine Durand, OECD Chief Statistician and Director, OECD Statistics Directorate

How to stop the slide from info-storms to post-factual democracy
Vincent F Hendricks, Professor, Director, Center for Information and Bubble Studies (CIBS), University of Copenhagen, Denmark

How to make facts matter again
Heidi Tworek, Assistant Professor of History, University of British Columbia and Fellow, Transatlantic Academy

Digging up facts about fake news: The Computational Propaganda Project
Rory Clarke and Balazs Gyimesi, OECD Yearbook


The politics of globalisation circa 1773
Emma Rothschild

Great Danes in OECD history: Anker Randsholt on Thorkil Kristensen

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