14 février 2019

Starting early: Educating teenagers to make savvy financial choices

Fewer than one in three 15 year olds have a financial knowledge level that “signals the kinds of knowledge and skills that are essential for managing a bank account or a financial task of similar complexity”, according to the latest OECD PISA financial literacy test results. More...

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Are digital technologies the new Holy Grail ?

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . Digital innovations are everywhere, in our pockets, cars and homes. However, while digital technologies seem to offer great potential to enhance firm productivity, productivity growth has slowed sharply in most OECD countries over the past two decades. More...

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The social exclusion of Roma in the Slovak Republic calls for immediate policy action

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . The Slovak Republic has one of the continent’s largest Roma populations. Estimates differ, but it is assumed that they account for about 8% of the population The Roma communities vary based upon geographic location and the level of integration. More...

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The pension system in Hungary is under pressure from demographic changes

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . Over the next 50 years, the old-age dependency ratio will double, and public spending on pensions and health-care is set to increase. People will also spend more time in retirement. The 2019 Economic Survey of Hungary is assessing the demands on public finances arising from this population-ageing challenge. More...

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Statistical insights: Are international productivity gaps as large as we thought?

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . Labour productivity is a key indicator of economic wellbeing, and raising it – producing more goods and services from the same or less work (labour input) – is one of the main drivers of sustainable economic growth. More...

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Income redistribution across OECD countries: main findings and policy implications

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . Income inequality has increased in most OECD countries over the past two decades. This is both because market incomes (wages, dividends, interest income) have become more unequally distributed, and also because redistribution through taxes and transfers has fallen. More...

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Reducing the immigrant gap in education: What Sweden can learn from other countries

Education & Skills TodayFor decades, Sweden has served as an exemplary model for integrating immigrants. The country’s well-developed integration system, together with its innovative and effective education sector, have helped immigrants and refugee students to feel more at home in their new country. More...

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How do teachers respond to diverse classrooms?

Education & Skills TodayDemographic change and large-scale migration have raised important challenges for education systems today, as teachers and school leaders work to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student body. More...

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What the fourth industrial revolution could mean for education and jobs

Education & Skills TodayThe charity Education and Employers recently asked some 20,000 primary school children to draw their own future, and the opportunities children see for tomorrow are amazing. At the OECD, their report has inspired us to look at the future of education and jobs more systematically. More...

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The future of education is now

Education & Skills TodayThere is no shortage of challenges facing the world today. Conflict and instability are driving waves of migration, prompting political responses that range from open to hostile. Inequalities are rising and wages are stagnant in many OECD countries, a phenomenon widely blamed for public discontent. Trust in government is at its lowest in decades. More...

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