Publications & Documents


  • 1-June-2015

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    Better Life Initiative country note for France

    This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators used for the Better Life initiative and shows what users of the Better Life Index are telling us about their well-being priorities.

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  • 1-June-2015

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, honoured at French Senate on 1st June 2015

    The Secretary-General was awarded the Médaille de la Haute Assemblée, which is given to personalities that have contributed to strengthening the relation between Latin America and France.

  • 12-May-2015

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    Tackling harmful alcohol use: France

    Levels of alcohol consumption in France are among the highest in the OECD, but have been declining in the past 30 years. In 2012, an average of 11.8 litres of pure alcohol per capita was consumed in France, compared with an estimate of 9.1 litres in the OECD.

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  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for France

    France has the 5th highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in France faced a tax wedge of 48.4% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 13-April-2015

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    Water Resources Allocation: France Country Profile

    Water resources allocation determines who is able to use water resources, how, when and where. Capturing information from 27 OECD countries and key partner economies, the report presents key findings from the OECD Survey of Water Resources Allocation and case studies of successful allocation reform.

  • 9-April-2015

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    Research Fellowships and Conference Sponsorship

    The Co-operative Research Programme (CRP)'s Call for Applications for conference sponsorship and research fellowships for funding in 2016 is now OPEN. The CRP supports work on sustainable use of natural resources in agriculture, forests, fisheries and food production.

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  • 6-April-2015

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    Co-operative Research Programme Brochure for 2010-2015

    Agricultural research fellowship award grants and international conferences sponsorships of the Co-operative Research Programme (CRP): Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems; advice for applicants for funding.

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  • 2-April-2015

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    Economic Survey of France 2015

    The key challenge is to reform the labour market to promote job growth. Further labour market reforms should be the top priority. The strong protection accorded by open-ended contracts hinders labour mobility, despite the progress brought by reforms regarding mass layoffs and the introduction of the rupture conventionnelle, a mutually agreed termination procedure.

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  • 2-April-2015

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    France must continue its reform process to boost growth and jobs

    France has begun implementing a series of important pro-growth structural policy measures, but boosting medium-term growth will require more ambitious action to reform the labour market, curb high levels of public spending and taxation and create jobs, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of France.

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  • 18-March-2015

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    Low oil prices and monetary easing triggering modest acceleration of global recovery

    Low oil prices and monetary easing are boosting growth in the world’s major economies, but the near-term pace of expansion remains modest, withabnormally low inflation and interest rates pointing to risks of financial instability, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Assessment.

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