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Pensions at a Glance 2019

The 2019 edition of Pensions at a Glance highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD countries over the last two years. Moreover, two special chapters focus on non-standard work and pensions in OECD countries, take stock of different approaches to organising pensions for non-standard workers in the OECD, discuss why non-standard work raises pension issues …
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Fiscal Challenges and Inclusive Growth in Ageing Societies

This OECD Economic Policy paper was prepared in support of Japan’s G20 Presidency. It takes stock of ongoing and projected population ageing across G20 economies and its far-reaching implications for economic growth, productivity, inequality within and between generations and the sustainability of public finances. Rising old-age dependency ratios will put the financing of adequate pensions, …
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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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OECD-UNCTAD 17th Report on G20 Investment Measures

The 17th OECD-UNCTAD report on G20 investment measures – which is part of the trade and investment report – found that for the first time in years, the regular inventory of formal investment policy measures records a relatively greater proportion of restrictions to international investment. Previous reports had consistently shown a solid orientation of G20 …
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Key Issues for Digital Transformation in the G20

This report provides an assessment of G20 economies’ performance with respect to digitalisation and examines some of the most pressing policy challenges in areas spanning from access to digital infrastructures to digital security to legal frameworks. It includes a set of 11 core policy recommendations that could underpin a comprehensive G20 digital agenda. The report, …
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OECD – G20 Innovation Report 2016

The G20 Innovation Report 2016 of the Organisation for Economic Co‐operation and Development has been prepared at the request of G20 Leaders (Hangzhou Summit Communique, 4‐5 September 2016). This report is based on material from the OECD’s Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2015 (with data updates where available) and the forthcoming Science, Technology and Innovation …
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The EY G20 Entrepreneurship Barometer 2013

Entrepreneurs provide one of the main engines of growth in any healthy economy. They act as vital agents of change by developing new products and services, implementing more efficient production methods, and creating new business models and industries. They generate jobs, support local communities and build prosperous societies. For all these reasons, there is growing …
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G20 Trade and Investment Measures

The OECD, WTO and UNCTAD have published the Report on G20 Trade and Investment Measures. The publication follows on the heels of the G20 Summit meeting inSeoul in 11-12 November 2010, when leaders reaffirmed the extension until the end of 2013 of their standstill commitment to resist protectionism. According to the new report, G20 governments …
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Short-term Labor Market Outlook

The OECD and ILO have just published a joint report, “Short-term Labour Market Outlook and Key Challenges in G20 Countries,” ahead of the G20 labor ministerial meeting in Guadalajara, Mexico. According to the study, if employment continues to grow at the current rate of 1.5 per cent, it will be impossible to close the approximately …
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Economic Outlook and Policy Requirements for G20 Economies

The OECD has just presented a special briefing note ahead of the Cannes Summit, titled “Press Briefing on the Economic Outlook and Policy Requirements for G20 Economies.” The OECD projects GDP growth to remain weak in the advanced G20 economies over the next two years while the pace of activity in the major emerging markets …
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