05 août 2018

Brexit and Dutch Exports: Fewer glasshouses, more glass towers as agri-food shrinks and finance gains.

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . The Netherlands is likely to be one of the European countries that is going to be significantly affected by the United Kingdom’s planned departure from the European Union (Brexit). More...

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The rise of self-employment in the Netherlands: is the “polder model” at risk?

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . The Netherlands has experienced a large rise in the number of individuals working as self-employed with the share in total employment rising rapidly over the past decade. This is the largest rise in the OECD countries. More...

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Insertion de la Tunisie dans les chaines de valeur mondiales et rôle des entreprises offshore

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . L’ouverture de la Tunisie aux échanges internationaux a fortement progressé depuis le milieu des années 90, témoignant des avantages comparatifs du pays. Les exportations ont sensiblement augmenté, tirées par le secteur manufacturier, avec une transformation en faveur de secteurs plus intensifs en technologie et en compétences. More...

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European banking union in its final leg

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . After years of crisis, we are now experiencing an economic expansion in Europe. But further crises are certain to come, sooner or later, and improvements in the euro area’s resilience to economic shocks will require further policy changes. More...

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Opioid addiction costs many lives and harms livelihoods

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . Case and Deaton (2017) highlighted increasing midlife mortality due to suicides and drug and alcohol abuse since the late 1990s contributing to relatively modest gains in life expectancy. In the past decade, overdose deaths have surged, particularly as (illicit) synthetic opioids have become more available. More...

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Could current inflation targeting frameworks be improved?

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . As discussed in the latest OECD Economic Outlook, the prolonged undershooting of inflation targets, despite massive monetary policy stimulus and stronger economic growth and lower unemployment, raises issues about the appropriateness of current inflation targeting frameworks in advanced economies. More...

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Economic growth is strong and wellbeing is high but challenges lie ahead

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . Germany’s strong and steady growth is set to stay – real GDP is projected to grow by 2.1% this year and next. Strong domestic demand and exports drive growth. As a strong exporter of capital goods, Germany is benefiting from the global recovery of trade and investment and the recovery in the euro area. Low interest rates and immigration boost residential construction. More...

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Helping Americans Work Again

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . The economic expansion in the United States is now one of the longest on record, although it has been sluggish in comparison with previous recoveries. While job growth has reduced the unemployment rate to historically-low levels, many people still remain on the sidelines of the labour market, as shown by the low participation rates of prime age workers. More...

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Korea needs a paradigm shift to sustain its convergence to the highest-income countries

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . Korea’s transformation from one of the poorest countries in the world in the 1950s to a major industrial power and member of the OECD was exceptionally rapid, reflecting good policies, notably sound fiscal and monetary policy, high levels of investment in human and physical capital and an outward orientation that increased its share of world trade. More...

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How can teaching standards improve teaching?

Education & Skills TodayWhen I started teaching English in my native Hungary, I was excited, confident, and maybe a bit nervous, about managing a group of students and helping them grow. My first year went well: I established good relationships, my students were actively engaged in their learning, and they made huge progress. More...

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