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
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.
- INEQUALITY: Cities will become inequality traps without better housing, transport policies
- Governments should rethink urban housing, transport, schooling and jobs strategies to ensure that cities do not become inequality traps, according to a new OECD report which shows that a majority of cities have higher inequality than their respective national average.
- Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:44:00 GMT
- PERU: New OECD studies with economic and social recommendations presented to Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
- Economic and social reforms undertaken over the past two decades have driven Peruvian efforts to achieve economic growth and important reductions in poverty. Peru will need to diversify its economy, boost skills, reinforce productivity across the labour force and unleash the potential of all regions in order to spur more inclusive national growth.
- Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:56:00 GMT
- SOCIETY: Growing risk of social exclusion among early school leavers
- Young people who leave school at 16 with low skills are facing increasing challenges in finding a job, and their chances may not improve even if the economy picks up, according to a new OECD report.
- Wed, 05 Oct 2016 10:46:00 GMT
- ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Green shoots of recovery in entrepreneurship beginning to appear
- The post-crisis recovery in entrepreneurial activity remains mixed across countries, but new data released today by the OECD provides tentative signs of a turning point, with trends in enterprise creation rates pointing upwards in most economies.
- Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:25:00 GMT
- TAX: Carbon pricing efforts are falling short, but even modest collective action can deliver significant progress
- Current carbon prices are falling short of the levels needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change, but even moderate price increases could have a significant impact, according to new OECD research.
- Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:09:00 GMT
Outcomes, Lessons Learned and Good Practices
International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD)
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/pages/0,3417,en_36734052_37422912_1_1_1_1_1,00.html
- ↑ http://www.oecd.org/pages/0,3417,en_36734052_36761863_1_1_1_1_1,00.html
- ↑ About OECD http://www.oecd.org/pages/0,3417,en_36734052_36734103_1_1_1_1_1,00.html