Publications & Documents


  • 15-April-2014

    English

    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.

  • 1-April-2014

    English, PDF, 413kb

    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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  • 18-March-2014

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    Society at a Glance 2014 - Key findings for Germany

    This note presents key findings for Germany from Society at a Glance 2014 - OECD Social indicators. This 2014 publication also provides a special chapter on: the crisis and its aftermath: a “stress test” for societies and for social policies.

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  • 11-March-2014

    English

    Recovery continuing in G7 countries, but emerging economies are mixed, OECD says

    Recovery is under way in the world’s advanced economies, underpinned by supportive financial conditions and reduced drag from budgetary tightening, but activity in the major emerging markets is mixed, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Assessment.

  • 21-February-2014

    English

    Going for Growth 2014: Germany

    Germany’s recent economic performance has been solid, with record low unemployment rates and sound fiscal position, which sets it apart from many European countries.

  • 19-February-2014

    English

    Visit to the OECD by Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor of Germany

    It is my great honour and pleasure to welcome Chancellor Merkel to the OECD to discuss Germany’s challenges and its role in the world economy, said OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 19-February-2014

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    Address by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel to the OECD Conference in Paris on 19 February 2014

    The OECD has acquired a high reputation as an uncompromising but important advisor when it comes to drawing comparisons, compiling statistics and issuing recommendations, said Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel during a visit at the OECD.

  • 19-February-2014

    German, PDF, 1,492kb

    Deutschland - Den vorsprung sichern: Inklusives wachstum durch wettbewerbsfähigkeit

    In dieser Broschüre, die sich auf das Fachwissen und die Erfahrung der OECD-Mitgliedsländer stützt, werden wichtige Politikprioritäten zur Steigerung des Produktivitäts-wachstums und Verbesserung der sozialen Inklusion aufgezeigt.

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  • 19-February-2014

    English, PDF, 1,433kb

    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

    English

    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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