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Mcdonald’s Hit With Sexual Harassment Complaint At Oecd

An international group of labor unions said Monday it has filed a complaint against McDonald’s for “systemic sexual harassment” at the fast food chain’s restaurants around the world. The complaint, filed at the Organization...

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Noted: Slavitt: ‘covid-19 A Uniquely Tough American Foe...

It now seems much more likely than not that of all the OECD nations the United States will turn out to have the worst coronavirus response: the highest death rate when this thing comes to an end, coupled with extraordinarily low benefits in terms of...

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Oecd Chief Warns Coronavirus Debt Will "come Back To Haunt Us'

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Secretary-General Angel Gurría on Wednesday warned that the debt countries and companies take on to weather the coronavirus pandemic would be a drag on economies in the future.The debt, he...

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Is There A Future For Fdi?

by Joseph Joyce Is There a Future for FDI? Among the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic will be a drop in foreign direct investment activity. The latest issue of the OECD’s FDI In Figures forecasts a decline of more than 30% in...

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Global Economies Suffer "largest Drop On Record": Oecd

Global Economies Suffer "Largest Drop On Record": OECD In case anyone needed more proof that the entire world is sliding into recession, if not outright depression, on Wednesday morning the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and...

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Highly-educated Women Are Now More Likely To Have Jobs Abroad Than Low-educated Men

The world’s largest economies want highly-educated immigrants, and women are seeing an edge. Immigrant women with a high level of education now outnumber immigrant men without high-school diplomas in OECD countries, according to immigration data...
Related topics: Immigration

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2nd Us Death Confirmed In Washington State As Outbreak Accelerates Across America: Virus Updates

2nd US Death Confirmed In Washington State As Outbreak Accelerates Across America: Virus Updates Summary: 2nd US death reported in Washington State OECD warns global growth could fall by half Indonesia reports first cases "Progress...
Related topics: Virus, Virology

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Macro Briefing | 2 March 2020

OECD: Covid-19 is biggest threat to global economy since financial crisis: OECD A degree of calm returns to Asian markets on Monday: Reuters Syria’s war escalates as Turkey responds to attack with drone strikes: BBC Greece ends asylum as...
Related topics: Reuters, Syria, Turkey, Drones, BBC, Greece

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Children's Career Ambitions Are Lagging Behind The New World Of Work

A major new international study highlights the mismatch between young people's career aspirations and jobs, and the impact this will have on the world economy. The OECD study Dream Jobs? Teenagers' Career Aspirations and the Future of Work is based...

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Global Digital Tax Talks To Move Forward

A group of 137 countries and jurisdictions agreed to move ahead with negotiations to address tax challenges of the digital economy, according to a statement released Friday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).The...
Related topics: Taxes

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France, Us Strike Deal To Proceed With Oecd Digital Tax Talks - French Finance Minister

On Tuesday, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire admitted that Paris’ talks with Washington on the taxation of digital companies “remained difficult” even though the two sides vowed to shun a trade war.
Related topics: France, Taxes, Paris

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Global Survey Finds Uk Teens Least Likely To Think "my Life Has Clear Meaning Or Purpose"

Global Survey Finds UK Teens Least Likely To Think "My Life Has Clear Meaning Or Purpose" Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, A new global survey by the OECD of 15-year-olds across the world found that young people in the...
Related topics: Polls, United Kingdom

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Wednesday Afternoon Links

1. Chart of the Day I (above) shows energy-related CO2 emissions from 2010 and projected through 2050 according to the EIA’s International Energy Outlook 2019 (with projections to 2050) for non-OECD and OECD countries. Between now and 2050,...

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Sweden Recovers In The Pisa Tables

The 2013 edition of the survey was a wake-up call for Sweden, which experienced a sharp drop in the results of 15-year-old students, pushing them below the OECD average and sparking debate about the country’s schools. But Tuesday’s...
Related topics: Sweden, Polls, Debate

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Was October The Turning Point?

Was October The Turning Point? Submitted by Peter Garnry of Saxo Bank, Summary: OECD's newest data on global leading indicators suggest October was the turning point taking the global economy from the contraction to the recovery phase....
Related topics: Banking

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China's Schoolkids Beat American Students In All Academic Categories

The results come from the PISA survey, OECD's triennial study of 15 year-old students across the world.Compared to other OECD member nations, American students performed especially poorly in math.Alarmingly, only 14 percent of American students were...
Related topics: China, Polls

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'make America 36th Out Of 41 Developed Nations Again': Social Justice Index Of Developed Nations...

Jon Queally, staff writerMeanwhile, the democratic-socialist Nordic countries of Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Sweden enjoy the top spots in detailed survey of OECD nations.
Related topics: Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Polls

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The Rise Of The Global “side Hustle” And How One Job Isn’t Enough In The Gig Economy

Global multilateral institutions like the World Bank, OECD, and the IMF expend a lot of effort trying to understand the scope and size of each country’s informal sectors. While the share of the informal economy in North America is less than...
Related topics: Bank Of America, Banking

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Only 9% Of 15-year-olds Can Tell The Difference Between Fact And Opinion

In the US, 13.5% of 15-year-olds can distinguish between fact and opinion when trying to interpret a complex reading task. In the UK, it’s just 11.5%. Those results are both better than the OECD average of 9%, according to the latest results...
Related topics: United Kingdom

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Finland Has The Most Efficient Education System In The World

Students in some places, like Singapore and Hong Kong, spend a lot of time learning both in and out of school, and it shows: they are top performers in PISA, the OECD’s test of 15-year olds. Others, like the US, spend a lot of time studying...
Related topics: Finland, Singapore, Hong Kong

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