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This country note presents student performance in science, reading and mathematics, and measures equity in education in Mexico.
This annual publication presents detailed country notes and internationally comparable tax data for all OECD countries from 1965 onwards.
This publication provides detailed country notes on Value Added Tax/Goods and Services Tax (VAT/GST) and excise duty rates in OECD member countries.
In Tijuana the Secretary-General delivered remarks at the Tijuana Innovadora event and received a Distinguished Visiting Professor Award from the Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior. In San Diego he delivered remarks at the Institute of the Americas where he also received the Global Leadership Award.
Latin America and the Caribbean’s (LAC) GDP will shrink by between 0.9% and 1% in 2016, according to the latest estimates, the second consecutive year of negative growth and a rate of contraction the region has not seen since the early 1980s. According to the Latin American Economic Outlook 2017, the region should recover in 2017, but with modest GDP growth of between 1.5% and 2%, below expected growth in advanced economies.
OECD will measure the impact of digitalising the Mexican Social Security Institute formalities and guide future efforts on simplification
The Secretary-General presented the OECD Review of Mexico´s National Auditing System and signed agreements with the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) to start new projects on regulation, integrity and public procurement.
The OECD welcomes the laws of the National Anti-corruption System that were approved by the Parliament on June 16, 2016 and enacted on July 18, 2016, clearing the way for one of the key pillars of Mexico’s structural reform agenda. The promulgation of these laws substantially transforms the anti-corruption architecture of Mexico by putting in place measures that the OECD considers effective.
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In the last quarter of 2015, 58% of the Mexican population aged 15-74 were employed compared with 61% at the end of 2007 and 60% for the OECD as a whole. The drop in the employment rate is mainly driven by a decline in the effective retirement age of persons aged 65-74, whereas the employment rate of people aged 15-64 has been more stable.
Blog post on how Mexico's commitment to open data is helping to bring a broad range of innovative services to citizens.