Research report

2 Mar 2017

Australia’s economy has enjoyed considerable success in recent decades, reflecting strong macroeconomic policy, structural reform and the long commodity boom. Living standards and well-being are generally high, though challenges remain in gender gaps and in greenhouse-gas emissions, and further challenges arise from population ageing.

Research report

20 Feb 2017

This review analyses the energy policy challenges facing New Zealand and provides recommendations to help guide the country towards a more secure, sustainable and affordable energy future. In 2016, the IEA decided to modernise the reviews by shifting their focus to key energy security challenges...


16 Jun 2016

OECD Regions at a Glance shows how regions and cities contribute to national economic growth and well-being.

Research report

12 Apr 2016

Provides details of taxes paid on wages in OECD countries.

Executive summary After increasing each year since 2011, the tax burden on the average worker remained at 35.9% in OECD countries for a second consecutive year in 2015. The tax burden or tax...

Research report

2 Mar 2016

Fathers who take paternity or parental leave are more likely to perform tasks such as feeding and bathing children, this report shows.

What’s the issue? All OECD countries, except the US, offer nationwide paid maternity leave for at least 12 weeks, and over...


16 Nov 2015

In view of the strong demand for cross-national indicators on the situation of families and children, the OECD Family Database was developed to provide cross-national indicators on family outcomes and family policies across the OECD countries, its enhanced engagement partners and EU member states....

Research report

15 Sep 2015

Explores how education systems and schools are integrating ICT into students’ learning experiences.

Summary Are there computers in the classroom? Does it matter? Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection examines how students’ access to and use of information and communication technology (ICT)...

Research report

15 Jan 2015

Designed for policy makers, analysts and practitioners who seek information and analysis of education policy, the Education Policy Outlook 2015: Making Reforms Happen addresses the need for improvement in education in a comparative manner, taking into account the importance of national context. Through a review...

Conference paper

26 Jun 2014

A group of international experts, including economists, policy makers, social scientists, researchers and representatives of private sector, professional and other associations, convened at Harris Manchester College, in Oxford, on 26 June 2014, to discuss the opportunities of the silver economy as a response to population...

Research report

1 Apr 2009

Taking account of the deepest and most widespread recession in the OECD and world economies for more than 50 years, this report analyses recent developments and focuses on policy actions required to foster a sustained recovery.

The report covers the outlook to end-2010, providing...

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