The health systems we enjoy today, and expected medical advances in the future, will be difficult to finance from public resources without major reforms. Public health spending in OECD countries has grown rapidly over most of the last half century. These spending increases have contributed to important progress in population health: for example, life expectancy at birth has increased, rising on average by ten years since 1970. The
Singapore, 28 May 2015: This roundtable focused on how policymakers and investors can facilitate private sector infrastructure financing, as well as issues related to governance for institutional investors and the accounting treatment for long-term investment.
The 2015 OECD-GFLEC symposium will address financial literacy for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and harnessing financial education to spur entrepreneurship and innovation.
Written statement by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría for the IMFC during the World Bank Group/International Monetary Fund 2015 Spring meetings in Washington, DC.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are crucial for tracing new paths to more sustainable and inclusive growth, thanks to their role in providing employment. In the OECD area, SMEs provide the main source of employment and value creation, accounting for about 60 to 70% of employment and more than 50% of value added.
Les petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) jouent un rôle fondamental pour la croissance inclusive et l’emploi mais il est indispensable d’élargir leurs sources de financement pour réduire la vulnérabilité des PME face à la volatilité du marché du crédit, selon deux nouveaux rapports de l'OCDE.
The OECD Trust and Business (TNB) Project is a multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder initiative that bridges the gap between international rules and standards for business and their implementation.
OECD work on financial sector guarantees has intensified since the 2008 global financial crisis as most policy responses for achieving and maintaining financial stability have consisted of providing new or extended guarantees for the liabilities of financial institutions.
Tendances des marchés de capitaux est une publication de l'OCDE qui analyse l'évolution et les tendances sur les marchés nationaux et internationaux de capitaux.
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What are the economic effects of implicit bank debt guarantees and who ultimately benefits? This report sheds light on these questions