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Rapid action needed for people to meet challenges of changing world of work

Governments need to overhaul their approach to employment and jobs to reduce further social and economic tensions, according to a new report from the OECD. Without...

Peru should help more young vulnerable people into work

Peru’s remarkable economic growth since the 2000s and policies targeting the most vulnerable young people have helped boost the youth employment rate. Peru should now focus...

Further reforms in Japan needed to meet the challenges of population ageing and high public debt

The Japanese economy is undergoing the longest expansion in its post-war history, marked by strong job creation and business investment. Government policy must overcome the intertwined...

Italy’s economic crisis and the OECD warnings

At the Columbia University in New York I have recently met many young, skilful and well-trained Italians, who are very worried about the future of their...

Further reforms in Sweden can drive growth, competitiveness and social cohesion

The Swedish economy is operating close to full capacity, with robust growth and strong employment, but uncertainties linked to the global economy shroud the outlook. Policy...

Further reforms needed for a stronger and more inclusive Argentine economy

The Argentine economy is expected to begin emerging from its deep recession in 2019, but significant risks remain. Recovery from the crisis will require new efforts...

Portugal’s pension system needs to prepare for rapid population ageing

Portugal needs to reform its pensions system to address the challenges of a fast-shrinking workforce and high levels of old-age inequality, according to a new OECD...

Trade in fake goods is now 3.3% of world trade and rising

Trade in counterfeit and pirated goods has risen steadily in the last few years – even as overall trade volumes stagnated – and now stands at...

Turkey’s foreign bribery enforcement framework needs to be urgently strengthened

In view of Turkey’s continued failure to implement key aspects of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and to enforce its foreign bribery laws, the Working Group on...

OECD: Progress on gender equality is too slow

Governments around the world are paying more attention to gender equality but progress is too slow and uneven, and much remains to be done to increase...

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This essay intends to analyze how Ethiopianism (Synthesis) is...

Being “homeless” in their homeland: The locals versus development of Indonesia’s new capital

The development of Indonesia's new capital "Nusantara" continues to...

How Geopolitical Changes Influencing Africa’s Unity and Development

With geopolitical confrontation and tensions deepening, the key global...

Finnish bureaucracy beat Germany’s BASF, which announced staff cuts

Germany's BASF has announced staff cuts at its never-launched,...

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