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  • 23-November-2010

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    OECD Central Government Debt, International Comparisons - Data from 1980 onwards

    Data are available from 1980 and provide comparable information on marketable and non-marketable central government debt instruments in all OECD member countries. They are expressed either in million of US dollars or as a percentage of GDP. The coverage of the data is limited to central government debt issuance and excludes therefore state and local government debt and social security funds. Source: Central Goverment Debt Database

  • 15-November-2010

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    Measuring Entrepreneurship - Statistics Brief No. 15

    The recent global crisis has heightened interest in entrepreneurship as an essential element to foster economic recovery and employment growth throughout the world. But, in order to understand and promote entrepreneurship, government analysts and policymakers require sound statistical indicators, preferably comparable across countries. The OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme (EIP) develops measures of entrepreneurship

  • 8-November-2010

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    Purchasing power parities (PPPs) and exchange rates

    Updated continuously. Includes Purchasing power parities (PPPs) for GDP and for actual individual consumption and exchange rates (national currency per USD) from 1970 to latest available.

  • 17-September-2010

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    How does Australia compare in the global economy?

    Presentation by Martine Durand, OECD Chief Statistician, at the NatStats 2010 conference, Sydney on 15-17 September 2010: Australia during the recent crisis; Australia over the medium-term; What about Australian people? And Challenges for the future.

  • 27-August-2010

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    Principal Global Indicators (PGI): data for the Group of 20 (G-20)

    Website of the Inter-Agency Group on Economic and Financial Statistics - The PGI website presents data for the Group of 20 (G-20) to facilitate the monitoring of economic and financial developments for these systemically important economies. Launched in response to the on-going financial and economic crisis, it is hosted by the IMF, and is a joint undertaking of the Inter-Agency Group on Economic and Financial Statistics: Bank for

  • 17-August-2010

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    OECD System of Unit Labour Cost and Related Indicators: Report from the Annual Update to Seasonal Adjustment Models – August 2010

    OECD System of Unit Labour Cost and Related Indicators: Report from the Annual Update to Seasonal Adjustment Models – August 2010

  • 26-July-2010

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    A framework to measure the progress of societies

    Statistics Working Paper N. 34 - 2010/5 - Over the last three decades, a number of frameworks have been developed to promote and measure well-being, quality of life, human development and sustainable development. Some frameworks use a conceptual approach while others employ a consultative approach, and different initiatives to measure progress will require different frameworks. The aim of this paper is to present a proposed framework

  • 26-July-2010

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    Consumer confidence shows a slowing down in pace of recovery for the first half of 2010

    Consumer confidence in the OECD area has levelled out since January 2010, possibly announcing a new peak or maybe just indicating uncertainty in the coming months. Confidence levels remain historically low, a result of the financial crisis and indicating that the effects of the crisis are continuing to be felt by consumers who remain pessimistic about the future.

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  • 22-July-2010

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    Statistical narratives: short stories using the wealth of OECD statistics

    This webpage from the OECD Statistics Directorate "Statistical Narratives" is intended as a repository for short statistical notes using the wealth of OECD statistics. The aim of these articles is to build knowledge from statistics, as well as give users a sense of what statistics are available from the OECD.

  • 13-July-2010

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    Indicators of "societal progress": lessons from international experiences

    Statistics Working Paper N. 33 - 2010/4 - This paper looks at different experiences in the development and use of societal progress indicator sets . at the European, national and sub-national level . with the aim of identifying useful lessons from these experiences. Five case studies are presented: the indicators used to support the EU ¡ªLisbon Strategy.; the UK Sustainable Development indicators; Measures of Australia.s Progress;

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