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OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría launched today the Transport Outlook 2012 during the Annual Summit of Transport Ministers from the 53 member countries held in Leipzig, Germany.
Korea has weathered the shocks triggered by the global recession and its economy is recovering more quickly and vigorously than most other OECD countries.
The report highlights strategies from other countries that could serve as a model for England as it develops its early childhood education and care programme.
최근 발표된 OECD의 한국경제보고서에 따르면, 한국은 대부분의 OECD 국가보다 빠르고 역동적으로 글로벌 위기를 극복했지만, 견조한 경제성장만으로는 빠르게 진행되고 있는 고령화와 불평등의 증가 등에 의해 초래되는 근본적인 문제를 해결하는데 충분하지 않을 것이다.
Korea recovered faster and more vigorously from the global crisis than most OECD countries, but strong economic growth alone will not be enough to address the fundamental challenges posed by its rapidly ageing population and rising inequality, according to the latest Economic Survey of Korea.
Sweden should establish an independent committee of experts to oversee its National Pension Funds and set a clear, measurable financial objective for investments to ensure their long-term viability, according to a new OECD report.
The average tax and social security burden on employment incomes increased in 26 out of 34 OECD countries in 2011 according to the new OECD Taxing Wages publication. Tax payers in Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal and the Slovak Republic were among those hit with the largest increases.
Across OECD countries some 83 million people suffer from diabetes. On current trends, that will rise to almost 100 million by 2030.
The European Union is a major player in global development, co-ordinating coherent actions amongst its 27 member states and providing direct support to developing countries.
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) requesting loans between 2007 and 2010 faced higher interest rates than for large companies. Loan conditions for SMEs included shortened maturities and increased demands for collateral, suggesting that banks considered smaller firms to be a higher risk.