Following the Society for Economic Measurement (SEM)’s highly successful Inaugural Conference at the University of Chicago in August 2014, the 2nd International Conference is being hosted by the OECD in Paris.
The OECD Statistics Newsletter is one means for the “OECD Statistical Network” to find and to exchange relevant information, to know more about current activities and future plans, to reinforce cooperation between statistical agencies, and to offer OSN an opportunity to improve its effectiveness.
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In this issue: Constructing structural earnings statistics from administrative datasets: Structure of earnings survey – Administrative data project (Central Statistics Office, Ireland); A new OECD Database on the Distribution of Household Wealth soon to be released, (OECD); The OECD Inter-Country Input-Output Database (OECD)...
The gap between rich and poor keeps widening. Growth, if any, has disproportionally benefited higher income groups while lower income households have been left behind. This long-run increase in income inequality not only raises social and political concerns, but also economic ones. It tends to drag down GDP growth, due to the rising distance of the lower 40% from the rest of society. Lower income people have been prevented from
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Most people spend a substantial time at work, and work for a significant part of their life. Job quality is therefore a key determinant of worker well-being. But what are the features of job quality that affect well-being? The new OECD framework for measuring and assessing job quality considers three dimensions of job quality...
Le taux de chômage de la zone OCDE en légère baisse à 6.9% en mars 2015
Les indicateurs composites avancés signalent une dynamique de croissance stable dans la zone OCDE
L’inflation annuelle dans la zone OCDE stable à 0.6% en mars 2015
Productivity is a key source of economic growth and competitiveness. The OECD Compendium of Productivity Indicators 2015 presents a comprehensive overview of recent and longer term trends in productivity levels and growth in OECD countries. It also highlights key measurement issues faced when compiling cross-country comparable productivity indicators.
Le taux d’emploi de l’OCDE en hausse à 65.9% au quatrième trimestre 2014, 0.6 point de pourcentage plus élevé qu’un an auparavant