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Health at a Glance 2019

The OECD has recently published the report “Health at a Glance 2019.” Health at a Glance compares key indicators for population health and health system performance across OECD members, candidate and partner countries. It highlights how countries differ in terms of  the health status and health-seeking behaviour of their citizens; access to and quality of …
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Africa’s Development Dynamics 2019

The OECD has recently published the report “Africa’s Development Dynamics 2019: Achieving Productive Transformation“. What are the major economic and social trends in Africa? What is Africa’s role in globalisation? This annual report presents an Africa open to the world and towards the future. Africa’s Development Dynamics uses the lessons learned in the five African …
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Shaping the Digital Transformation in Latin America

The OECD has recently published the report “Shaping the Digital Transformation in Latin America: Strengthening Productivity, Improving Lives“. This report discusses policies and approaches to spur sustainable and inclusive digital transformation in the LAC region across seven action areas: enhancing access to digital technologies; strengthening their effective use; enabling digital innovation; ensuring quality jobs for …
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Innovation Support in the Enterprise Sector: Industry and SMEs

This OECD policy paper outlines major policy trends in public support of innovation activities in industry and SMEs across OECD countries. It discusses the policy mix to strengthen business R&D and innovation, and possible avenues to improve this mix in response to evolving needs, driven new trends in technology and other factors. Across the OECD, …
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Good Practice Guide on Consumer Data

This paper aims to complement the OECD Recommendation of on Consumer Protection in E-Commerce and discuss consumer policy issues associated with consumer data practices, offering greater insights into how consumer protection authorities can and have applied the principles in the Recommendation to address those issues. The guide focuses on selected consumer data practices, including: i) …
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World Corporate Top R&D Investors: Shaping the Future of Technologies and of AI

This report sheds light on the innovative strategies of the top 2000 corporate R&D investors worldwide, and the way they contribute to scientific advances, the development of new technologies, and to bringing new products and processes onto the market. In addition to providing evidence about some key structural features of these top corporate R&D investors …
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International Migration Outlook 2019

The OECD has recently published the “International Migration Outlook 2019.” The report analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non-OECD economies. It also examines the evolution of labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries. This year’s edition includes two special chapters, one on the contribution of temporary migration …
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Latest Interim OECD Economic Outlook – Warning: Low Growth Ahead

The global economy has become increasingly fragile and uncertain, with growth slowing and downside risks continuing to mount, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Outlook. Economic prospects are weakening for both advanced and emerging economies, and global growth could get stuck at persistently low levels without firm policy action from governments, according to the …
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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 Business and Finance Outlook 2019

The OECD has just released the “Business and Finance Outlook” entitled “Strengthening Trust in Business”. The OECD Business and Finance Outlook is an annual publication that presents unique data and analysis on the trends, both positive and negative, that are shaping tomorrow’s world of business, finance and investment. Using analysis from a wide range of …
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