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  • 13-May-2014

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    Germany should enact economic and social reforms to make its growth path more inclusive and sustainable, OECD says

    Germany’s current economic success offers a good platform for achieving sustainable and inclusive growth, but further reforms will be necessary over the medium and long term, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Germany.

  • 15-April-2014

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    Taxing Wages: Country note for Germany

    The average worker in Germany faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 49.3% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Germany was ranked 2 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.

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  • 1-April-2014

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    PISA 2012 problem-solving results - Germany

    Note summarising the performance of German 15-year-old students in the PISA 2012 assessment of problem solving.

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  • 19-February-2014

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    Germany - Keeping the edge: Competitiveness for inclusive growth

    Despite the harsh external economic environment, Germany has managed to reduce unemployment significantly while buttressing the long-term sustainability of its public finances. Drawing on the expertise and experience of OECD member countries, this report sets out key policy priorities to boost productivity growth and social inclusion.

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  • 13-February-2014

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    Visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the OECD, 19 February 2014

    As part of the OECD Leaders’ Programme, Angel Gurría, Secretary-General met with Germany’s Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss competitiveness and productivity in Germany and Europe and policies to promote inclusive growth and well-being.

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  • 3-December-2013

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    PISA 2012 Results - Germany

    The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. To date, students representing more than 70 economies have participated in the assessment.

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  • 26-November-2013

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    Pensions at a Glance 2013 - Highlights for Germany

    Future retirees may expect low pension replacement rates in Germany. Public transfers currently represent a large share of older people’s income in Germany despite a significant increase in employment rates at older ages work...

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  • 21-November-2013

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    Overtreatment and demographic change a challenge to Germany's health and long term care system, says OECD Health at a Glance report

    Germans continue to enjoy a high level of health compared to other OECD countries but the government needs to tackle high levels of hospital treatments and address growing pressures on long-term care, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 14-November-2013

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    Government at a Glance 2013: Information by country

    These country notes contain indicators which compare the political and institutional frameworks of national governments as well as revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. They include a description of government policies on integrity, e-government and open government.

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  • 12-November-2013

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    Country specific-material

    Two rounds of the Survey of Adult Skills are under way: Round 1 (2008-13) with 24 participating countries, whose results were released in October 2013, and Round 2 (2012-16) with 9 participating countries, whose results will be released in 2016. A third round is scheduled to begin in May 2014.

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