• 4-November-2015

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    U.S. Spending on Pharmaceuticals is Twice OECD Average, Says OECD

    OECD Report highlights US and Canadian Performance Across Health Indicators

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  • 13-October-2015

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    American Children Paying a High Price for Growing Inequality, OECD Finds

    U.S. child income poverty lies substantially above the OECD average with 20.5% of American children living in a household with a disposable income of less than half of the median income, a new OECD report finds. In Canada, child income poverty is 14.5%, while the OECD average is 13.7%

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  • 9-October-2015

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    G20 Finance Ministers Endorse Reforms to the International Tax System

    OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project forwarded to G20 heads of state in November.

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  • 16-September-2015

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    Sub-Par Global Growth and Slowdown in Emerging Economies Requires a Shift in Policy Action

    Growth remains solid in the United States; timing of the first US interest rate rise is less important than the pace, says OECD.

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  • 15-September-2015

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    Heavy use of Tech in Classroom can Lead to Worse Learning Outcomes, says OECD

    Technology has the potential to improve student performance in schools, yet very frequent use of computers in the classroom can lead to worse learning outcomes, according to the first OECD PISA assessment of digital skills.

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  • 15-July-2015

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    Countries Should Address Disruptive Effects of the Digital Economy, says OECD

    Countries are making increased efforts to develop their digital economies in a way that will maximise social and economic benefits, but now need to address the risk of disruption in areas like privacy and jobs, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 9-July-2015

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    Jobs Outlook Improving in U.S. and Canada, Says OECD

    The jobs recovery is gathering pace in the U.S. and Canada with unemployment rates gradually approaching pre-crisis levels, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 7-July-2015

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    Health Spending Continues Slow Growth, Latest OECD Data Show

    Health spending in the United States grew by 1.5% in 2013, down from 1.6% in 2012, and less than half the average annual growth rate in the United States prior to 2009. Meanwhile, figures for Canada show a continuing trend of health spending growth below that of economic growth, according newly released OECD health statistics for 34 countries covering the period 1960 to 2014.

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  • 6-July-2015

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    More Effort Needed on Government Integrity to help Restore Public Trust, OECD says

    Countries need to do more to identify and reduce conflicts of interest and other breaches of integrity to help win back trust in national governments, which surveys suggest remains below pre-crisis levels, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 1-July-2015

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    OECD & FAO Expect Stronger Agricultural Production, Lower Prices Over Coming Decade

    Strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand should contribute to a gradual decline in real prices for agricultural products over the coming decade, but nonetheless, prices will likely remain at levels above those in the early-2000s, according to the latest Agricultural Outlook report produced by the OECD and FAO.

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