OECD Yearbook 2013

 

2013 edition: People are the focus of the third edition of the OECD Yearbook, which looks at some of the key challenges that have resulted from over five years of global economic turmoil. OECD experts are joined by leaders from government, business, labour, academia and civil society to examine pressing questions such as:

EDITORIAL: It's all about people: jobs equality and trust
Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD

PODIUM: Meeting our challenges
Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway



I - PROMOTING INCLUSIVE GROWTH


Return from the dead?
William R. White, Chairman, OECD Economic Development and Review Committee

Homo economicus: An uncertain guide
Daniel Cohen, Professor of Economics, École Normale supérieure, Vice-President, Paris School of Economics

The new performance frontier
Michael Landel, Director General, Sodexo

How to get it right: Government balances, growth and income inequality
Pier Carlo Padoan, Chief Economist and Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD

Growth is not enough

Vagner Freitas de Moraes, President, Central Única dos Trabalhadores and João Antonio Felicio, Secretary for International Relations, Central Única dos Trabalhadores - See more at: http://oecdobserver.org/news/categoryfront.php/id/1873/Yearbook_2013.html#sthash.mtoBvsWa.dpuf
Vagner Freitas de Moraes, President, Central Única dos Trabalhadores and João Antonio Felicio, Secretary for International Relations, Central Única dos Trabalhadores - See more at: http://oecdobserver.org/news/categoryfront.php/id/1873/Yearbook_2013.html#sthash.mtoBvsWa.dpuf

Vagner Freitas de Moraes, President, Central Única dos Trabalhadores and João Antonio Felicio, Secretary for International Relations, Central Única dos Trabalhadores

Asia's challenges
Haruhiko Kuroda, President of the Asian Development Bank

Haruhiko Kuroda, President, Asian Development Bank

Knowledge is growth
Andy Wyckoff, Director, OECD Science, Technology and Industry Directorate

Making labour markets inclusive
Ben Noteboom, CEO, Randstad Holding nv

Interns are workers, too
Ben Lyons, Co-Director, Intern Aware

Give youth a chance
Monika Kosinska, Secretary-General, European Public Health Alliance

Education for all
Andreas Schleicher, Deputy Director for Education and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General, OECD

Russia's human capital challenge
Vladimir Mau, Rector, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

Climate change won't wait
Connie Hedegaard, Commissioner for Climate Action, European Commission

Investing in a sustainable future
Jonathon Porritt, Founder Director, Forum for the Future. Peter Madden, Chief Executive, Forum for the Future

Solving the food crisis
Ken Ash, Director, OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate

The plot thickens
Dimitris Diakosavvas, Senior Economist, Trade and Agriculture Directorate, OECD


II - REBUILDING TRUST


A recipe for trust
Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation

Boardrooms in transition
Lucy Marcus, CEO of Marcus Venture Consulting

Trust comes from within
Elena Panfilova, Director, Center for Anti-corruption Research and Initiative, Transparency International Russia

The cost of mistrust
Diane Coyle, Director of Enlightenment Economics; Visiting Research Associate, Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford

Failing to close the stable door
Alain Bazot, President, UFC-Que Choisir

Trust in Leaders
Roderick M. Kramer, Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and Visiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School and Todd L. Pittinsky, Professor, Stony Brook University, and Senior Lecturer Harvard Graduate School of Education

Trusting in crowds
Mari Kuraishi, Co-Founder and President, GlobalGiving Foundation

The value of trade
Pascal Lamy, Director-General, World Trade Organisation

Fixing finance
Thierry Philipponnat, Secretary-General, and Aline Fares, Advisor to the Secretary-General, Finance Watch

What the BEPS are we talking about?
Pascal Saint-Amans, Director, OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration and Raffaele Russo, Senior Advisor, OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration

 

 

 

Video booth

These videos illustrate and complement articles from the OECD Yearbook 2013.

 

Chapter 1: Promoting inclusive growth

Make growth inclusive to tackle rising inequality



Innovation and new sources of growth



 OECD education at a glance

 
The blue economy





Chapter 2: Rebuilding trust

Better understanding global trade flows





Related videos:
 

For more information visit www.oecd.org/betterlifeinitiative

 


The OECD Yearbook 2013 also presents country snapshots for 40 economies with data and commentary from selected OECD publications.

 

More than ever, the OECD Yearbook and our award-winning quarterly, the OECD Observer, help busy policymakers stay ahead of today’s pressing challenges. Articles from the OECD Yearbook 2013 are also available on www.oecdobserver.org/yearbook2013.

Place your order for the OECD Observer and OECD Yearbook today!


NOTE: OECD Observer subscribers receive their print copy of the OECD Yearbook automatically. For information on how to subscribe to the OECD Observer or to receive your copy of the OECD Yearbook, contact observer@oecd.org or go to www.oecdobserver.org/subscribe.html.

Related Documents

OECD Yearbook

OECD Yearbook 2012

OECD Yearbook 2011