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Economic Outlook: Weak trade and investment threaten long-term growth

Trade conflict, weak business investment and persistent political uncertainty are weighing on the world economy and raising the risk of long-term stagnation, according to the OECD’s...

Children paying a high price for inequality

Rising income inequalities in OECD countries over the past two decades have hit vulnerable children hard, making it less likely they will fulfill their economic and...

Austria: Reforms will be necessary to uphold high well-being levels

Austria stands out for its high levels of economic and social well-being. Preserving these will require reforms to improve competition in the service sector, increase access...

Switzerland: Prepare for population ageing to maintain high living standards

Switzerland enjoys some of the highest per-capita GDP and living standards of OECD countries. Taking action now to prepare for a fast-ageing population will be key...

OECD and European Commission join forces to further support structural reforms in European countries

The OECD and the European Commission’s Structural Reform Support Service (SRSS) sealed a new agreement today in Paris that will see the OECD provide wide-ranging policy...

Taxes on polluting fuels are too low to encourage a shift to low-carbon alternatives

Taxing polluting sources of energy is an effective way to curb emissions that harm the planet and human health, and the income generated can be used...

Humanitarian migration falls while labour and family migration rises

Migration flows to OECD countries rose slightly in 2018, with around 5.3 million new, permanent migrants, a 2% increase over 2017. Family and labour migration increased,...

Iceland’s slowdown underlines the need to fix structural issues

Sound macroeconomic policies and favourable external conditions have enabled Iceland’s economy to emerge stronger from a decade of post-crisis management. Yet the impact on growth from a...

Climate finance for developing countries reached USD 71 billion in 2017

Climate finance provided and mobilised by developed countries for climate action in developing countries reached USD 71.2 billion in 2017, up from USD 58.6 billion in...

Higher education needs to step up efforts to prepare students for the future

Demand for tertiary education continues to rise, but its further expansion will only be sustainable if it matches the supply of graduates with labour market and...

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Lithuania has “addicted” to military purchases from the U.S.

Lithuania is actively strengthening its Armed Forces and purchasing...

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Russia-Ukraine international armed conflict: 23,000 people reported missing

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is...

Russia Says It is About to Have a Vaccine Against Cancer

President Vladimir Putin made a groundbreaking announcement last week,...

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