Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

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Background[edit]

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) is an international organization that brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world. The 30 member countries include: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States

Mission[edit]

OECD brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to:

  • Support sustainable economic growth
  • Boost employment
  • Raise living standards
  • Maintain financial stability
  • Assist other countries' economic development
  • Contribute to growth in world trade

The Organisation provides a setting where governments compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practice and coordinate domestic and international policies. [3]

Headlines[edit]

Economy: The Slovak Republic’s strong economy opens opportunities to invest in the future
The Slovak Republic continues exhibiting robust economic performance, according to the new OECD Economic Survey: Slovak Republic. However, policymakers should take advantage of the current situatio...
2017-06-21 09:03:00
Environment: Countries are progressing too slowly on green growth
Many countries have become more efficient in using natural resources and the services provided by the environment, but progress is too slow, a new OECD report shows.
2017-06-21 15:59:00
Economy: In Belgium, public investment, tax and education reforms would help bolster inclusive growth
Belgium’s GDP per head is above the OECD average, but according to the OECD Economic Survey of Belgium, public investment is too low and the tax mix is insufficiently aimed at ensuring inclusive...
2017-06-20 09:52:00
Economy: New Zealand should boost productivity and adapt to a changing labour market
Despite robust economic growth and high levels of well-being, New Zealand should enact reforms to boost performance and spur greener, more inclusive growth, including for future generations, says t...
2017-06-15 00:05:00
Employment: Jobs gap closes but recovery remains uneven
The job market continues to improve in the OECD area, with the employment rate finally returning to pre-crisis levels, the OECD Employment Outlook 2017 finds. People on low and middle incomes have...
2017-06-13 09:34:00

Outcomes, Lessons Learned and Good Practices[edit]

Presentation Title Date
Climate Change Expert Group.pdf Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS): Technical, Institutional and Policy Lessons 2011-02-02

Resources[edit]

International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD)[edit]

In 1988, the OECD Road Transport Research Programme established the International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD) as a mechanism for providing an aggregated database, in which international accident and victim as well as exposure data are collected on a continuous basis. http://www.oecd.org/document/53/0,2340,en_2649_34351_2002165_1_1_1_1,00.html

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OECD Programs[edit]


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References[edit]

  1. http://www.oecd.org/pages/0,3417,en_36734052_37422912_1_1_1_1_1,00.html
  2. http://www.oecd.org/pages/0,3417,en_36734052_36761863_1_1_1_1_1,00.html
  3. About OECD http://www.oecd.org/pages/0,3417,en_36734052_36734103_1_1_1_1_1,00.html