Publications & Documents

  • 10-April-2014


    Global economy and growth strategies

    To achieve higher productivity growth, raise investment and foster job creation, we need to foster competition in our economies, said Angel Gurría in Washington.

  • 8-April-2014

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    United States - OECD Trade Facilitation Indicators

    Analysis for the United States (US) from OECD trade facilitation indicators that identify areas where countries can improve border procedures, reduce trade costs, boost trade flows and reap greater benefits from international trade.

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  • 1-April-2014

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    PISA problem-solving test: key findings for USA

    Note summarising the United States' results in the PISA 2012 problem solving assessment.

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  • 18-March-2014

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    Society at a Glance 2014 - Key findings for United States

    This note presents key findings for the United States from Society at a Glance 2014 - OECD Social indicators. This 2014 publication also provides a special chapter on: the crisis and its aftermath: a “stress test” for societies and for social policies.

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  • 11-March-2014


    Recovery continuing in G7 countries, but emerging economies are mixed, OECD says

    Recovery is under way in the world’s advanced economies, underpinned by supportive financial conditions and reduced drag from budgetary tightening, but activity in the major emerging markets is mixed, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Assessment.

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  • 28-February-2014


    Changing the conversation on growth: Going inclusive

    Many countries are facing the scourge of slow growth and rising inequality in income and opportunities. They risk being trapped in a vicious circle that could lead to weaker economic performance and greater exclusion. To avoid this, policy action is needed.

  • 27-February-2014


    Tackling Inequality: Getting the Policy Challenges Right

    Inequality is a multi-dimensional challenge, it goes beyond income and it affects the wellbeing of our people. We need a multidisciplinary policy response and that’s what the Inclusive Growth initiative that we are launching in the OECD will provide.

  • 25-February-2014


    OECD Secretary-General in New York, 26-27 February 2014

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was in New York on 26-27 February 2014 to open the OECD / Ford Foundation Workshop “Changing the Conversation on Growth: Going Inclusive”, alongside Mr. Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation.

  • 21-February-2014


    Going for Growth 2014: United States

    The United States is one of the top performers among OECD countries in terms of both productivity and labour utilisation. It has shown signs recently of a broader-based recovery taking hold with growth gaining momentum.

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  • 21-January-2014


    EU-US trade and investment talks: Why they matter

    Talks to free up more trade and investment between the European Union and the United States got under way early in 2013. A good agreement in 2014 would be a positive thing, and not just for the EU and the US.

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