Publications & Documents


  • 3-December-2014

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    Health at a Glance: Europe 2014 - Briefing Note for Germany

    Progress has been made to reduce smoking rates and alcohol consumption in Germany, but obesity is on the rise as in most other EU countries. As in other EU countries, spending for prevention in Germany accounts only for around 3% of current health spending.

  • 3-December-2014

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    Making economic growth more socially inclusive in Germany

    While past labour market reforms have been successful in terms of employment, the relative poverty risk and income inequality have remained broadly unchanged in recent years.

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  • 1-December-2014

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    Key findings on migration in Germany 2014

    In 2013, net immigration to Germany reached about 437 000 persons, which represented a significant increase compared with previous years (in 2012, it was 370 000).

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  • 13-November-2014

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    Jobs, unemployment and government action

    The world economy is still suffering from the strains of the longest crisis of modern times, and nowhere is this more evident than in the high unemployment numbers. In this OECD Observer Roundtable, we asked a cross-section of ministers: “What actions are you taking to create more and better jobs in your economy?”

  • 29-October-2014

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    Global Forum on Transparency & Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes: Speech by A. Gurría

    "We have to transition to more transparent, multilateral mechanisms. Thanks to your hard work, taxation is finally catching up with globalisation, making it more redistributive, harnessing its potential for social progress and justice, making people’s lives better. People sometimes forget that this is what taxation, indeed what economics is all about.", said the OECD Secretary-General at the Global Forum.

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  • 7-October-2014

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    DAC member profile: Germany

    In 2013, Germany provided USD 14.1 billion ODA (preliminary data), a 3% increase in real terms from 2012 due to a rise in bilateral lending and higher contributions to international organisations.

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  • 6-October-2014

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    How's Life in Your Region - Country Notes

    Country notes outlining regional variations in health, jobs, safety, environment, access to services, civic engagement, housing, education, income, and employment. These notes are from the OECD publication "How's Life in Your Region?".

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  • 6-October-2014

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    Regional Outlook 2014: Germany

    Getting regions and cities 'right', adapting policies to the specificities of where people live and work, is vital to improving citizens’ well-being. View the country factsheets from the publication OECD Regional Outlook 2014.

  • 6-October-2014

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    Stefan Kapferer, Deputy Secretary-General

    Mr. Stefan Kapferer was appointed Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD on October 6, 2014.

  • 16-September-2014

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    Geographic Variations in Health Care: Country note for Germany

    High variations in health care use for knee replacement and cardiac procedures, suggest more effort is needed to improve the appropriateness of health care activities in Germany.

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