Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Berlin on 25 April 2019 to present THE FUTURE OF WORK - the OECD 2019 Employment Outlook.
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This country fact-sheet presents key figures from "Under Pressure: The Squeezed Middle Class". This report analyses the trends of middle-income households in areas such as employment, consumption, wealth and debt, as well as perceptions and social attitudes. It also includes recommendations for protecting middle-class living standards and financial security in the face of economic challenges.
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This country highlight puts the spotlight on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people: their numbers, their economic situation and well-being and policies to improve LGBT inclusivity. It also includes a special chapter on people’s perceptions of social and economic risks and presents a selection of social indicators.
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The digital revolution, globalisation and demographic changes are transforming labour markets at a time when policy makers are also struggling with slow productivity and wage growth and high levels of income inequality. The new OECD Jobs Strategy provides a comprehensive framework and policy recommendations to help countries address these challenges.
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Resistance proportions for eight antibiotic-bacterium pairs in Germany have decreased in recent years, from 12% in 2005 to 10% in 2015, and could go up to 13% by 2030, should current trends in antibiotic consumption, population and economic growth continue into the future. Resistance proportions in Germany were lower than the OECD average in 2015 (17%).
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Die Resistenzraten für acht Antibiotikum-Bakterium Kombinationen sind in Deutschland zwischen 2005 und 2015 von 12% auf 10% gesunken, könnte aber bis zum Jahr 2030 wieder auf 13% ansteigen, falls die Trends im Antibiotika-Konsum, sowie beim Bevölkerungs- und Wirtschaftswachstum anhalten. Der Resistenzraten in Deutschland lagen im Jahr 2015 unter dem OECD-Durchschnitt (17%).
Germany continues to demonstrate a high level of anti-bribery enforcement having prosecuted and sanctioned 328 individuals and 18 companies in foreign bribery cases since 1999.
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A broken social elevator? Key findings for Germany
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Ist der Soziale Aufzug ka-putt? DEUTSCHLAND im Vergleich
The German economy is undergoing a robust expansion, with record-low unemployment and real wage gains underpinning domestic demand while strong exports are driving business investment. The strong fiscal position will offer opportunities for funding structural reforms and public investment to meet future challenges, according to a new report from the OECD.