This report explores likely future changes in family and household structures in OECD countries; identifies what appear to be the main forces shaping the family landscape between now and 2030; discusses the longer-term challenges for policy arising from those expected changes; and on the basis of the three subsequent thematic chapters, suggests policy options for managing the challenges on a sustainable basis.
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This project’s aim was to identify and examine trends in household and family structures over the next two decades and explore the implications of those trends for key policy areas. This overview contains a synthesis of some of the key findings. The full report will be published shortly.
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This Istanbul Workshop focussed on three strategic infrastructure projects in Turkey (Marmaray, Mersin Container Port and Nabucco Gas pipeline) proposed for consideration by the Turkish authorities.
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The “High North”/Barents Area workshop explored the future opportunities and challenges facing the development of strategic transport infrastructures in the northerly regions of Finland and Sweden and some of the other countries in this area.
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The OECD’s Strategic Transport Infrastructure Needs to 2030/2050 Project explores the future opportunities and challenges facing some key gateway areas and inland hubs. Included in the project was a case study on Austria / Switzerland.
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The objective of this survey-based study was to understand the main problems encountered by pension funds when investing in infrastructure. In order to do so, a brief analysis of the evolution of the infrastructure and pension fund market in each country was undertaken.
Recent global shocks, such as the 2008 financial crisis, have driven policy makers and industry strategists to re-examine how to prepare for and respond to events that can begin locally and propagate around the world with devastating effects on society and the economy.
This new edition paints an updated and richly detailed picture of the space industry, its downstream services activities, and its wider economic and social impacts.
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France’s gateway ports and inland connections – meeting with MEEDDM officials
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Case Study: North West Europe Gateway Area - Rotterdam Workshop The North West Europe Gateway Area work explores the future opportunities and challenges facing the key ports in this area – and the Port of Rotterdam in particular.