Tax revenues in Latin American countries continue to rise but are lower as a proportion of their national incomes than in most OECD countries. Revenue Statistics in Latin America 2012 shows that Argentina and Brazil have the highest tax revenue to GDP ratio, while Guatemala and Dominican Republic stand at the lower end.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Mexico from 6 to 10 January 2014, to meet with Mr. Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, and members of his cabinet. He will also deliver remarks at the Conference “Mexico: the International Economic Context and the Importance of Structural Reforms” organised by the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM.
Individual country notes assessing how regions and cities contribute to national growth and the well-being of society.
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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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Future replacement rates for full career workers in Mexico are the lowest in the OECD.More than one in five Mexican people aged over 65 live in poverty. This is the third highest level in OECD countries...
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Mexico needs serious investment in prevention programmes to address its massive, and still rising, obesity rate, according to a new OECD report.
Es un honor participar en la ceremonia de clausura de este Foro Internacional sobre Políticas Públicas de Empleo y Protección Social. Quiero felicitar a la Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social por haber organizado este evento en un momento muy oportuno, tanto para México como para la comunidad internacional.
As Mexico seeks to boost economic growth, pressures on its natural resources and environmental outcomes may intensify, jeopardizing the sustainability of that growth and the well-being of the population.
Estos son dos de los estudios más importantes que hemos llevado a cabo para México en los últimos años. El ISSSTE es uno de los proveedores de servicios sociales y de salud más importantes de América Latina, dando servicio a más de 12 millones de empleados del sector público, así como a sus familias.
This report documents procurement regulations and practices in Mexico's State's Employees' Social Security and Social Services Institute(ISSSTE) and makes policy recommendations in key procurement areas.