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Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Sustainable Development

The OECD has recently published the “Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Sustainable Development.” The need to mainstream biodiversity into economic growth and development is being increasingly recognised and is now also firmly embedded in the Sustainable Development Goals. Drawing on experiences and insights from 16 predominantly megadiverse countries, this report examines how biodiversity is being mainstreamed in …
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OECD-UNCTAD 19th Report on G20 Investment Measures

Investment measures taken by G20 Members between mid-October 2017 and mid-May 2018 show a mixed picture, according to the 19th OECD-UNCTAD report. While some point towards greater openness for foreign investment and the easing of conditions for international capital flows, especially where enterprise investment is concerned, others introduce new investment restrictions. Investment policies related to …
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International Migration Outlook 2018

The OECD has recently published the “2018 International Migration Outlook.” The report analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non member countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries, with a focus on the migrants’ job quality and on the sections …
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A Broken Social Elevator? How to Promote Social Mobility

The report “A Broken Social Elevator? How to Promote Social Mobility” provides new evidence on social mobility in the context of increased inequalities of income and opportunities in OECD and selected emerging economies. It covers the aspects of both social mobility between parents and children and of personal income mobility over the life course, and …
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Índice I Wil 2018

A new study prepared by IESE analyzes the relationship between female leadership and equal opportunities in 34 OECD countries. It explores how female leadership can help promote equal opportunities based on four key dimensions: personal leadership, political leadership, business leadership and social leadership. The study is based on 17 indicators and compares the current situation …
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The Digital Economy, Multinational Enterprises and International Investment Policy

The digital economy has had a profound impact on the global business landscape. It has given rise to new firms and industries, transformed business models in traditional industries, and, as a key factor underpinning global value chains (GVCs), reshaped the organisation of the global economy. This is generating new challenges and opportunities for the international …
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Financial Markets, Insurance and Pensions: Digitalization and Finance

This publication by OECD compiles a series of articles that focus on the impact of digitalization and technology in the areas of financial markets, insurance, and private pensions. It also discusses the tools and policies needed to ensure that the challenges posed by digitalization result in better outcomes and better management of the risks involved. …
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Consumer Policy and the Smart Home

The “smart home” looks set to be the arena in which many people will utilise consumer-facing Internet of Things (IoT) technologies for the first time. A new generation of familiar household devices and appliances (e.g. washing machines) are becoming “smart” through the addition of sensors, software and Internet connections. They are entering the home alongside …
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Transformative Technologies and Jobs of the Future

This report focuses on the impacts of digital transformation on jobs and productivity and is intended as an input to discussion in the G7 Innovation Ministers track of the 2018 G7 Innovation and Employment Ministerial “Preparing for Jobs of the Future”. It complements the Discussion Note on the Future of Work prepared by the OECD …
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