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  • Inclusive growth: Strong labour relations key to reducing inequality and meeting challenges of a changing world of work

    Liz Azoulay, Israel’s first woman stevedore at the Ashdod port in 2016. ©REUTERS/Amir Cohen
    18 May 2018

    Unions and employers, together with governments, can help make growth more inclusive by reducing inequalities in wages and better sharing prosperity, a new OECD-ILO report Building Trust in a Changing World of Work says. The report is part of the Global Deal for Decent Work and Inclusive Growth initiative.

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  • Social policy: Risks that matter

    15 May 2018

    What social risks do you worry about most today? Losing your job? Or do you worry more about finding a good education for your kids? What about ageing? Here are some of the responses to a survey conducted by the OECD among 20,000 people in 19 countries. Watch the video.

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  • Digitalisation: The brave new world of artificial intelligence

    19 March 2018

    With driverless cars, machine translation and robots reading radiology scans, artifical intelligence (AI) is already transforming our lives. The critical question now for future generations is: what kind of society do we want? Watch our video on the brave new world of artificial intelligence.

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  • Gender: Can women win on the obstacle course of business finance?

    9 April 2018

    Small and medium-sized businesses, those with fewer than 250 employees, account for 70% of jobs in OECD countries. Women should start more of these businesses and they should be able to grow their businesses if they want. But expanding internationally, hiring more people, and integrating new technology require copious amounts of capital.

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  • Digitalisation: Are you open?

    14 March 2018

    What exactly is open government data? Governments produce and commission huge quantities of data and information that cover the likes of maps, public transit schedules, meteorological information and much more. When government data is made publicly available it becomes open government data.

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  • OECD Forum 2018


    International co-operation, inclusive growth and digitalisation will be the key themes of the 2018 OECD Forum, to be held at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris on 29-30 May, under the banner of What brings us together. For more about the programme, participants and registration, and to catch up on related content, visit www.oecd.org/forum.

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  • How’s life? : Measuring Well-being


    Fault lines run through our society, with divisions by income, age, where you were born, your gender and your education all affecting well-being and opportunities. The OECD’s latest How’s Life? report takes a close look at these challenges.

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  • Planting better forests for a changing future


    Forests are essential for fighting climate change, but planting and managing them is not as easy as it might sound, as the OECD Forest Scheme shows. Watch the video.

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