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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.
The OECD is represented outside of Paris by Centres in Berlin, Mexico City, Tokyo, and Washington. The Centres serve as regional contacts for the full range of OECD activities, from the sales of publications, to inquiries from the media, to liaison with governments, parliaments, business, labour and civil society. They help disseminate information regarding OECD activities, and serve to communicate priorities from member countries'
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How's Life? report, 2013 edition - Country note - United States (PDF)
Though gone 50 years ago this week, John F. Kennedy remains an icon of our times. The OECD stands as a living tribute to his legacy.
On this 50th anniversary, let us reaffirm our shared commitment to “better policies for better lives” as we usher in a new era of cooperation not only across the Atlantic, but among our partners throughout the world.
A heated debate between Princeton University economist Paul Krugman and Harvard economic historian Niall Ferguson was a highlight of the 11th World Knowledge Forum*-held in Seoul, Korea from 12-14 October-and among the conference's most attended sessions.
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How has the US helped shape OECD work in the context of the crisis? In what ways can OECD support the US global and domestic agenda to build a stronger, cleaner and fairer economy?
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Economic forecasts for GDP, unemployment, inflation and fiscal balance.
Economic forecasts for GDP, unemployment, inflation and fiscal balance