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With economic recovery underway in most OECD countries, efforts to create jobs and stimulate growth have moved to the local level, where workers are seeking to acquire the skills needed in the 21st Century economy.
Encouraging more people to work later in life would help the Netherlands meet its growing challenges of a rapidly ageing population and rising social spending, according to a new OECD report.
Secondo un nuovo rapporto dell'OCSE, l'Italia ha aumentato i contributi e innalzato il livello dei futuri obiettivi di aiuto allo sviluppo, facendo registrare un'inversione della tendenza al ribasso negli stanziamenti a favore della cooperazione allo sviluppo.
Italy has raised its foreign aid contributions and its future targets, reversing a trend of falling development assistance, and now needs to improve the way it manages its development programmes, according to a new OECD review.
Personal income tax has risen in 25 out of 34 OECD countries over the past three years, as countries reduce the value of tax-free allowances and tax credits and subject higher proportions of earnings to tax, according to new data in the annual Taxing Wages publication.
Value Added Tax is a key source of revenue for more than 150 countries worldwide, but the uncoordinated application of national VATs to international trade remains problematic. Governments are losing out on tax revenues, due to under-taxation, while the risk of double taxation poses increasing obstacles to international trade, particularly in the booming international services trade.
El rico patrimonio natural de Colombia, uno de los países con mayor biodiversidad del mundo, se encuentra bajo creciente presión debido a las industrias extractivas, la cría de ganado, la urbanización y el uso de automóviles, según un nuevo informe de la OCDE.
Colombia’s rich natural heritage as one of the world’s most bio-diverse countries is coming under increasing pressure from extractive industries, livestock grazing, urbanisation and car use, according to a new OECD report.
Launch of OECD report on ageing and employment policies in the Netherlands - Press conference, The Hague, Wednesday 16 April 2014
Colombia has done much to strengthen the rules governing its telecommunication sector, but it must give its regulator more power to enforce them in order to increase competition, particularly in the highly concentrated mobile market, according to a new OECD report.