Publications & Documents


  • 12-December-2013

    English

    G20 GDP Growth - Third quarter 2013, Quarterly National Accounts, OECD

    G20 GDP growth picks up to 0.9% in third quarter of 2013; up from 0.8% recorded in the previous quarter, according to preliminary estimates.

  • 12-December-2013

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    The OECD measurement of social capital project and question databank

    The aim of this project, which was funded by the European Commission (DGEMPL), has been three-fold: i) to assess how the notion of “social capital” has been conceptualised in the research literature; ii) to detail how it has been measured in national and international surveys; and iii) to identify priority areas for statistical development.

  • 11-December-2013

    English

    Four interpretations of social capital: an agenda for measurement

    Statistics Working Paper N. 55 - 2013/6 - This paper looks beyond the broad notion of social capital – which has been applied to a number of different phenomena – in order to clarify (i) the range of different elements that are encompassed by the term; and (ii) what needs to be done to further statistical research and development in order to lay the groundwork for establishing guidelines for better comparative measures in the future.

  • 10-December-2013

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    Home sweet home: the determinants of residential satisfaction and its relation with well-being

    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...

  • 10-December-2013

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    Harmonised Unemployment Rates (HURs), OECD - Updated: December 2013

    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.

  • 9-December-2013

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    Composite Leading Indicators (CLI), OECD, December 2013

    Composite leading indicators point to an improving economic outlook in most major economies

  • 3-December-2013

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    Consumer Prices, OECD - Updated: 3 December 2013

    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.

  • 28-November-2013

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    International trade statistics: trends in third quarter 2013

    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.

  • 19-November-2013

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    Joint EU/OECD Workshop on recent developments in Business and Consumer Surveys, 14-15 November 2013, Brussels, Belgium

    The objective of the joint EC- OECD workshop is to foster harmonization of business and consumer opinion surveys.

  • 18-November-2013

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    GDP Growth - Third Quarter 2013, Quarterly National Accounts, OECD

    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.

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