At their meetings on 19-20 September 2013, APEC Finance Ministers welcomed a survey report prepared by the OECD on disaster risk financing practices in the Asia Pacific region.
Competition authorities are investigating how competition can help lower the prices of essential goods and services for the poor and what competition authorities can do to help, as well as examining how competition policy can help reduce poverty by stimulating employment, innovation and growth.
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This document contains the proceedings of a Roundtable on Vertical Restraints for On-line Sales held in the February 2013 session of the OECD Competition Committee. Discussions reviewed recent country experiences focusing on how e-commerce affects competition and what are the main vertical restraints competition issues.
This project focuses on strengthening corporate governance in Eurasia and how better corporate governance practices can contribute to capital market development.
What’s the most depressing book you’ve ever read? I sniggered at Jude the Obscure until I got bored, and I felt that the eponymous little twerp in The Sorrows of Young Werther was lucky his girlfriend didn’t blow his brains out for him. So imagine my surprise to find a book published by the OECD of all people that touched me deeply....
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Prepared for the 2013 G20 Summit in Saint Petersburg, this joint OECD-WTO-UNCTAD report analyses the functioning of global value chains and their relationship with trade and investment flows, development and jobs.
Both women and men need to be sufficiently financially literate to effectively participate in economic activities and to take appropriate financial decisions for themselves and their families, but women often have less financial knowledge and lower access to formal financial products than men. Women therefore have specific and additional financial literacy needs.
Les chefs d'État et de gouvernement du Groupe des Vingt (G20) ont approuvé ce jour une nouvelle initiative mondiale destinée à inciter les investisseurs institutionnels à financer des actifs à long terme, en investissant par exemple dans des projets d'infrastructures ou liés aux énergies renouvelables, afin de renforcer l'économie mondiale et de favoriser une croissance plus durable.
Presentation at the G20 of the latest outcomes of OECD’s work on financial education in collaboration with Russia’s G20 Presidency: Advancing National Strategies for Financial Education.
Governments worldwide are establishing national strategies to address the financial literacy needs of their citizens. This study, by the OECD and Russia’s G20 presidency, monitors progress by the governments of the world’s major economies in implementing national strategies for improving financial education.