Countries have continued the trend towards implementing tax policy reforms as part of wider strategies to boost growth, with a growing focus on reducing inequalities and driving behavioural change, according to a new report from the OECD.
Tertiary enrolment is expanding rapidly, with very strong returns for individuals and taxpayers, but new evidence shows that universities can fail to offer, and individuals fail to pursue, the fields of study that promise the greatest labour-market opportunities, according to a new OECD report.
OECD unemployment rate stable at 5.8% in July 2017
Composite leading indicators continue to point to stable growth momentum in the OECD area
OECD annual inflation nudges up to 2.0% in July 2017
La reforma en el área de telecomunicaciones que México llevó a cabo en 2013 ha aportado beneficios tangibles. Notablemente, ha fomentado una mayor competencia que ha permitido reducir los costos de la banda ancha móvil, los cuales han pasado de estar entre los más altos entre las economías avanzadas a estar entre los más bajos.
Mexico’s 2013 telecom reform has brought tangible benefits, spurring competition that has increased access and brought down mobile Internet costs from among the highest in advanced economies to among the lowest.
Continued, albeit slower, G20 merchandise trade growth in Q2 2017
OECD GDP growth accelerates to 0.7% in second quarter of 2017
As one of the most dynamic regions in the world with an increasingly diversified economy, an expanding middle class, and a young and literate population, Southeast Asia is well positioned to embrace the ongoing global digital transformation. Digitalisation can spur the much needed innovation and productivity growth across many activities, transform public services, and improve well-being for all citizens.