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  • 5-November-2012


    Financial Regulation and Innovation in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies

    Focusing on the OECD's contribution to the G20 on financial consumer protection and education, Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, provided the keynote address for a conference on "Financial Regulation and Innovation in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies," aimed at identifying policy alternatives that would foster economic growth while enhancing financial inclusion levels.

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  • 31-October-2012


    Colombia-OECD-World Bank Conference on Financial Education

    Cartagena, Colombia. This event addressed Latin American experiences in the development and implementation of national strategies for financial education, measurement of financial literacy and analysis of programmes targeted at hard-to-reach groups.

  • 30-October-2012

    English, PDF, 1,808kb

    Business Models of Banks, Leverage and the Distance-to-Default

    This study models the distance-to-default (DTD) of a large sample of banks from 2004 to 2011 and examines the results from the perspective of policy approaches that aim to reduce the riskiness of banks.

  • 24-octobre-2012


    Fiscalité : Les recettes fiscales progressent lentement dans les pays de l’OCDE

    Dans la plupart des pays de l’OCDE, l’augmentation des recettes fiscales, en proportion du PIB, se poursuit, contrastant ainsi avec la baisse enregistrée en 2008 et 2009, au début de la crise, selon les Statistiques des recettes publiques, la publication annuelle de l’OCDE. Les recettes fiscales encaissées par les pays de l’OCDE représentent 34,0 % du PIB en 2011 contre 33,8 % en 2010.

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  • 12-October-2012


    Action required: OECD's message to the International Institute of Finance

    Secretary-General Angel Gurría outlines the crucial actions that we must take to resolve the euro crisis, strengthen the global financial system and anchor growth in the long-term through structural reform at the 30th anniversary of the International Institute of Finance in Tokyo.

  • 9-October-2012


    High-level seminar on capital flow management and liberalisation: the role of international co-operation

    This seminar aimed to advance shared understandings on policies to make the most of cross-border capital flows in support of growth and development and on the value of international co-operation, including the OECD Codes of Liberalisation, in the current context of serious global financial turbulence.

  • 9-October-2012


    Capital flow management and liberalisation: the role of international co-operation

    Secretary-General Angel Gurría discussed how co-operation is key in order to best use international capital flows as a tool to finance growth and development that make our economies more prosperous and resilient while dealing with their challenges.

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  • 20-August-2012


    A Framework for Financing Water Resources Management

    A lack of finance for water resources management is a primary concern for most OECD countries. This is exacerbated in the current fiscal environment of tight budgets and strong fiscal consolidation, as public funding provides the lion’s share of financial resources for water management.

    The report provides a framework for policy discussions around financing water resources management that are taking place at local, basin,

  • 10-August-2012

    English, PDF, 1,125kb

    The Role of Institutional Investors in Financing Clean Energy, OECD Working Papers on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions, No.23

    Given the current low interest rate environment and weak economic growth prospects in many OECD countries, institutional investors are increasingly looking for real asset classes which can deliver steady, preferably inflation-linked, income streams with low correlations to the returns of other investments. Clean energy projects may combine these sought-after characteristics.

  • 10-August-2012

    English, PDF, 1,022kb

    Defining and Measuring Green Investments: Implications for Institutional Investors‟ Asset Allocations, OECD Working Papers on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions, No.24

    This definitional, stocktaking paper aims to provide a comprehensive review of the concepts and definitions related to „green‟ investments that are currently used in the market place.

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