Publications & Documents


  • 9-July-2015

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    OECD Employment Outlook 2015 - Key findings for Germany

    The favourable development of the German labour market since 2009 has continued during 2014. Employment rates have reached 74%, a historical peak level, and unemployment as well as youth unemployment continued to fall.

  • 7-July-2015

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    OECD Health Statistics 2015 - Country Notes

    Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2015, July 2015 version. The notes are available in PDF format.

  • 2-July-2015

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    Competitiveness Impacts of the German Electricity Tax

    Proposals to increase environmentally related taxes are often challenged on competitiveness grounds. The concern is that value creation in certain sectors might decline domestically if a country introduces environmentally related taxes unilaterally. This paper provides evidence on the short-term competitiveness impacts of the German electricity tax introduced unilaterally in 1999.

  • 22-June-2015

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    Competitiveness Impacts of the German Electricity Tax - Environment Working Paper

    Proposals to increase environmentally related taxes are often challenged on competitiveness grounds. The concern is that value creation in certain sectors might decline domestically if a country introduces environmentally related taxes unilaterally. This paper provides evidence on the short-term competitiveness impacts of the German electricity tax introduced unilaterally in 1999.

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  • 17-June-2015

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    Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes: Germany

    Germany has reduced the mortality due to cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in line with other OECD countries

  • 11-June-2015

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    OECD at the G7 Summit in Schloss Elmau, Germany, 7-8 June 2015

    The Secretary-General of the OECD attended the G7 Summit in Schloss Elmau on 8 June 2015. Here are the main achievements and OECD contributions.

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  • 8-June-2015

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, at the G7 Summit in Schloss Elmau on 7-8 June 2015

    At the invitation of Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor of Germany, Secretary-General Gurría participated in working sessions on the Development Agenda alongside G7 partners, African Leaders and Heads of IGOs.

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  • 1-June-2015

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    Talent Abroad: A Review of German Emigrants

    More than three million individuals who were born in Germany lived in another OECD country in 2010/11. To assess the potential that this group represents for the German labour market, this review establishes the distribution of German emigrants over OECD countries, as well as their age, sex, and educational attainment. Shifts in the German diaspora towards European destination countries and higher educational attainment are

  • 1-June-2015

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    More than 3 million German emigrants in OECD countries

    Germany is both the OECD’s second-largest country of immigration and one of the main origin countries of emigrants: 3.4 million people born in Germany were living in another OECD country in 2011, says a new OECD report “Talent Abroad: A Review of German Emigrants”.

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  • 1-June-2015

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    Better Life Initiative country note for Germany

    This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators used for the Better Life initiative and shows what users of the Better Life Index are telling us about their well-being priorities.

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