G20 merchandise trade in Q2 2016 shows first modest growth since early 2014
OECD GDP growth slows to 0.3% in second quarter of 2016
OECD annual inflation slightly up to 0.9% in June 2016
OECD Economics Department Working Papers, N. 1313 - This paper compares the short-term forecasting performance of state-of-the-art large-scale dynamic factor models (DFMs) and the small-scale bridge models routinely used at the OECD.
The OECD collects and disseminates balance of payments statistics for all OECD countries, the major emerging economies and key aggregates e.g. the OECD total, G7. Data are collected for all the major balances, inflows and outflows in the current, capital and financial accounts. The current account components are also presented seasonally adjusted.
The Study, piloted on selected OECD countries, leverages on the OECD work on well-being and the wealth of its data, and is a first attempt at estimating the distance that OECD countries have to travel to achieve the target levels set for 2030.
OECD employment rate continues to increase to 66.8% in first quarter of 2016
OECD unemployment rate continues to trend down in May 2016 to 6.3%
Suspension of OECD Composite Leading Indicators until September 2016
OECD private and government consumption growth stable in the first quarter of 2016