Organisation

OECD

Items authored

Research report

20 Mar 2017

OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives.

Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability, and provide targeted recommendations aimed at improving environmental performance, individually and collectively. They are supported by a broad range of economic and...

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.

Report

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...

Items published

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...

Journal article

1 Jan 2013

Information on export restrictive measures was collected from 16 countries for the period 2007 to 2011 or 2012 depending on the country. The data indicate that export measures were applied across the whole spectrum of agricultural and food products, but grains, oilseeds and vegetable oils...

Journal article

1 Jan 2013

Urban and rural areas enjoy different and often complementary assets, and better integration between them is important for socio-economic performance. This report provides a framework to understand the changing relationships between urban and rural areas. It is focused on one approach that can enhance and...

Journal article

1 Jan 2013

Trade flows are significantly affected by the trade agreements both with respect to impacts on pre-existing trade flows, (intensive margin) and on new, previously non-existent trade flows (extensive margin). The effect of the Regional Trade Agreements on pre-existing trade flows are found to be significant...

Report

1 Jan 2013

Held biennially, this year saw the third Working Communities International Congress hosted by the National Employment Services Association (NESA). The congress aimed to draw on work undertaken since the global financial crisis and review the ways in which job creation and labour market policies and...

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