This Report encompasses a discussion on the role of trust in collaboration with microdata; a summary of the use of different methods of international collaboration with microdata; a review of using maturity modelling to improve practices in microdata collaboration; and detailed recommendations which, if adopted, will enable a statistical office to improve its maturity relative to microdata collaboration.
OECD annual inflation stable at 2.1% in June 2014
OECD employment rate rises for the fourth consecutive quarter to 65.6% in first quarter of 2014
OECD unemployment rate stable at 7.4% in May 2014
Composite leading indicators continue to point to stable growth momentum in the OECD area
Private consumption main driver of modest OECD GDP growth in the first quarter of 2014
OECD annual inflation edges up to 2.1% in May 2014
OECD Unit Labour Costs up 0.4% in the first quarter of 2014 as labour productivity falls
Statistics Working Paper N. 56 - 2014/1 - This paper compares long-run levels of real income growth at the very top, and for the bottom 90% and bottom 99% in the United States, Canada and Australia to illustrate the uniqueness of the post-WWII period of balanced growth (and consequent stability in the income distribution).
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This Statistics Brief presents a typology of non-observed economy (NOE) phenomena, discusses two broad classes of methods to estimate the size of the NOE (methods applied in the national accounts compilation versus macro-econometric methods), and presents national accounts based NOE estimates obtained through a survey of OECD countries in 2011-12.