15-April-2014

English

Taxing Wages: Country note for France

The average worker in France faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 48.9% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. France was ranked 5 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.

7-April-2014

English

Meeting of the OECD Council at Ministerial Level 2014

Focused on the main theme of "Resilient Economies and Inclusive Societies: Empowering people for jobs and growth", the 2014 Ministerial Council Meeting (MCM) will take place at the OECD’s Paris Headquarters on 6-7 May 2014, under the Chairmanship of Japan, with the United Kingdom and Slovenia as Vice-Chairs.

7-April-2014

English

OECD Forum 2014: Resilient Economies for Inclusive Societies - Inclusive Growth, Jobs, and Trust

Forum 2014, entitled Resilient Economies for Inclusive Societies, will be organised around three cross-cutting themes: Inclusive Growth, Jobs, and Trust, exploring the multifaceted nature of resilience and how to now “bounce forward” in addressing economic, social, and environmental challenges.

1-April-2014

French, PDF, 453kb

Test PISA de résolution de problemes: Conclusions pour la France

Note summarising France's results in the PISA 2012 problem solving assessment.

18-March-2014

English, PDF, 664kb

Society at a Glance 2014 - Key findings for France

This note presents key findings for France from Society at a Glance 2014 - OECD Social indicators. This 2014 publication also provides a special chapter on: the crisis and its aftermath: a “stress test” for societies and for social policies.

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21-February-2014

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Going for Growth 2014: France

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30-January-2014

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24-January-2014

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17-January-2014

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Mr Gurria strongly supports recently announced plans to revitalise the French economy

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