The OECD Purchasing Power Parities are subject to many questions. These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are made to help you answering them.
Statistics Working Paper N. 86, 2017/10 - Interpersonal trust (i.e. trust in other people) is an issue of high interest to both policy-makers and researchers seeking to understand what drives social and economic outcomes. However, for trust to usefully inform policy and analysis it is necessary to have valid and reliable measures of it.
Evidence on the role played by investment in global value chains (GVCs) can assist policy work on GVCs, trade, investment and development. Drawing on new and improved measures of trade and investment, these country notes provide relevant statistical information from OECD databases on trade, investment, the activities of multinational enterprises and global value chains.
This report examines how the two global mega-trends of population ageing and rising inequalities have been developing and interacting, both within and across generations. Taking a life-course perspective the report shows how inequalities in education, health, employment and earnings compound, resulting in large differences in lifetime earnings across different groups. It suggests a policy agenda to prevent, mitigate and cope with inequalities along the life course drawing on good practices in OECD countries and emerging economies.
OECD employment rate increases to 67.6% in the second quarter of 2017
OECD unemployment rate stable at 5.8% in August 2017
OECD CLIs point to stable growth momentum in the OECD area
Pick-up in private consumption and investment drives higher OECD GDP growth in second quarter of 2017
OECD annual inflation picks up to 2.2% in August 2017, driven by food and energy prices
The publication is produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme based on official statistics. The 2017 edition features a new trends chapter, which also introduces recent developments related to the emergence of the "gig economy" and the use of digital tools by micro-enterprises.