Publications & Documents


  • 4-February-2016

    English

    Broadening the Ownership of State-Owned Enterprises - A Comparison of Governance Practices

    The State continues to remain an important shareholder in listed companies worldwide, especially among emerging economies, which rely increasingly on mixed-ownership models. With the benefit of hindsight and more recent examples, this book provides fresh perspectives on the motivation to list state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and the process it entails. Drawing from the experiences of five economies (People's Republic of China, India, New Zealand, Poland and Turkey), the book concludes that broadened ownership generally has a positive impact on the governance and performance of these companies. However, country practices show that the act of listing cannot guarantee that these companies are completely averse to State interests; and deviations from sound corporate governance practices, as enshrined in the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of SOEs, can in some cases, raise concerns with regards to non-State shareholder rights, commercial orientation, board independence, conflicting State objectives, transparency, disclosure and more.

  • 3-February-2016

    English

    Database on instruments used for environmental policy

    This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.

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  • 2-February-2016

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  • 3-December-2015

    English, PDF, 106kb

    Revenue Statistics: Key findings for Turkey

    The tax burden in Turkey declined by 0.6 percentage points from 29.3% to 28.7% in 2014. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.2% to 34.4%.

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  • 24-November-2015

    English

    Education at a Glance 2015: Turkey

    The 2015 edition introduces more detailed analysis of participation in early childhood and tertiary levels of education. The report also examines first generation tertiary-educated adults’ educational and social mobility, labour market outcomes for recent graduates, and participation in employer-sponsored formal and/or non-formal education.

  • 12-November-2015

    English

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Antalya, 12-16 November 2015

    The Secretary-General attended the G20 Leaders Summit and delivered on the G20/ECD BEPS Action Plan and a number of other areas including inclusive growth, youth employment, quality jobs, skills, investment, development, green finance and anti-corruption.

  • 13-October-2015

    English, PDF, 1,751kb

    How's life in Turkey?

    This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2015.

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  • 6-October-2015

    English

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Istanbul on 5-6 October 2015

    The Secretary-General opened the G20/OECD Global Forum on International Investment and attended the G20 Trade Ministers Meeting.

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  • 5-October-2015

    English

    OECD-G20 Global Forum on International Investment opening remarks

    It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2015 G20-OECD Global Forum on International Investment. The forum provides an important opportunity for dynamic, frank and constructive dialogue on measures to catalyse investment and develop a more coherent and cohesive global trade and investment regime.

  • 6-September-2015

    English

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Ankara from 2 to 6 September 2015

    Mr. Gurría presented OECD’s work on inclusive labour markets and skills to the G20 Ministers of Labour and Employment and our analysis and recommendations on growth, investment, SMEs and taxation including BEPS to the G20 Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors meeting. He also delivered a keynote address at the Women 20 official launch event.

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