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ECONOMY: OECD growth slows slightly in Q4
GDP growth eased to 0.4% in real terms in the OECD area in the fourth quarter of 2016, from 0.5% in the third quarter, estimates show. US growth slowed sharply but GDP rose in Germany and France. It eased slightly in Italy and Japan, while UK growth was stable. For 2016 as a whole, real GDP grew by 1.7% in the OECD area, down from 2.4% in 2015.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:35:00 GMT
ITALY: Continuing with reforms essential for sustaining recovery
The Italian economy is emerging from a long recession, thanks to policy actions and reforms such as the Jobs Act. The latest OECD Economic Survey of Italy says that a people-centred focus should be maintained to enhance employment, skills, productivity and well-being, and underlines the importance of putting Italy’s banks on a sounder footing.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:27:00 GMT
DATA: New OECD Affordable Housing Database
Access to good and affordable housing has become a key challenge for many countries, with all too many people living in low-quality dwellings or facing housing costs they can ill afford, not to mention widespread housing shortages and homelessness. The new Affordable Housing Database can help policymakers address these problems.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:25:00 GMT
SWEDEN: The economy shows resilience but faces challenges
The Swedish economy is growing strongly, with unemployment trending downwards (see chart) and living standards still among the highest in the world. However, further policy actions will be needed to address new challenges and continue to deliver inclusive, resilient and green growth, the latest OECD economic survey says.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:00:00 GMT
CITIES: Why national urban policy frameworks matter
In 1950 New York and Tokyo were the only urban agglomerations on the planet with populations in excess of 10 million. By 2030, the number of megacities is projected to surpass 40, with seven of the world’s top ten megacities in Asia. Cities will present challenges and opportunities for policy makers.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:28:00 GMT