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Statistics Working Paper N. 54 - 2013/5 - By taking advantage of two household surveys (the EU-SILC ad hoc module on housing for European countries; and the Gallup World Poll for OECD countries and other major economies), this paper uses ordered probit analysis to explore the link between households’ residential satisfaction and a number of variables related to individuals, the households to which they belong...
OECD unemployment rate stable at 7.9% in October 2013. Unchanged from the two previous months. Across the OECD area, 47.8 million persons were unemployed in October 2013, 13.1 million more than in July 2008.
Composite leading indicators point to an improving economic outlook in most major economies
Trade by Enterprise Characteristics (TEC) contains international annual trade in goods data broken down by different categories of enterprises.
OECD annual inflation slows to 1.5% in September 2013. This slowdown in the annual rate of inflation was mainly driven by lower food and energy prices.
Merchandise trade imports and exports in G7 and BRICS economies grew by 1.4% during the third quarter of 2013, offsetting the contractions seen in the previous quarter.
The objective of the joint EC- OECD workshop is to foster harmonization of business and consumer opinion surveys.
Provisional estimates show that quarterly real gross domestic product (GDP) in the OECD area increased by 0.5% in the third quarter of 2013, the same rate as in the previous quarter.
Productivity is a key source of economic growth and competitiveness and, as such, we need internationally comparable measures for assessing economic performance. The OECD Compendium of Productivity Indicators 2013 presents a comprehensive overview of recent and longer term trends in productivity levels and growth in OECD countries. It also highlights some of the key measurement issues faced when compiling cross-country
The OECD unemployment rate was stable at 7.9% in September 2013. Across the OECD area, 47.9 million persons were unemployed, 0.1 million less than in August 2013, but still 13.2 million more than in July 2008.