Democracy depends on trust, but many citizens have lost faith in their government’s ability to design and implement fair and effective policies.
In today’s interconnected world economy, corporate behaviour is a complex issue with real social, environmental and economic costs. How can we be sure businesses are behaving?
Over the course of the last decade, Latin America has achieved economic expansion and made significant progress in poverty reduction.
Skills are at the heart of today’s successful economies and key to improving people’s jobs prospects. But are countries meeting the skills challenge? A new OECD survey shows some are falling behind.
Africa’s economy has grown by 5% per year since 2000, but can it sustain this strong performance and benefit more from its abundant resources? Follow the debate at the International Economic Forum on Africa.
2013 is the International Year of Statistics, a worldwide event supported by the OECD.
Since the turn of the century, the Millennium Development Goals have determined the world’s development agenda. But, as the 2015 deadline for the MDGs draws nearer, how should that agenda evolve?
The new university year has not even begun for millions of students worldwide and already many are worrying about how they will pay their tuition fees. But for those asking themselves if it is all worth it, the answer is reassuring.
The Russian Federation has placed the challenge of finding a path to sustainable, balanced and job-rich growth at the heart of its G20 presidency. Here's how the OECD is contributing.
Climate change and rising demand are making it harder to meet the world’s water needs. At World Water Week 2013, the OECD will explore how to better manage this vital resource.