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Nations Must Boost Adult Training In Face Of Automation: Oecd

Developed countries need to "urgently" boost adult training and education programmes to deal with future mass job upheaval brought on by automation, the OECD said Wednesday.

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Toronto’s Carrot Rewards Wins Global Innovation Award

Toronto-based startup Carrot Rewards’s eponymous fitness rewards app has been named the global winner of the OECD’s 2019 Edge of Government Award.Carrot was selected from over 500 submissions from around the world at the World Government...
Related topics: Canada, Toronto, Startup

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Int'l Economic Organisation Looking For Tax Harmonisation In Digital Era

BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has announced an agreement that could pave the way for a new system of taxation in the world where more and more companies are able to reach customers across the...
Related topics: Taxes, Belgium, Brussels

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The Best Bargains For Foreign Real Estate

An analysis looked at real estate data from 36 developed countries of the OECD and calculated where you'll get the most home for the least money.        

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Wolf Richter: “severe Collapse” Of Home Prices Might Trigger A “financial-institution...

Australia looks to be on the verge of a nasty unwind of its housing bubble. A plunge would damage not only its banks but also retirement funds, since banks play an outsized role in the Australian stock market.
Related topics: Australia, Banking

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Les Miserables? France Overtakes Denmark As World's Most Taxed Nation

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Congratulations are in order. France just topped Denmark as the most taxed nation. The OECD reports Tax Revenues Rise. The 2018 edition of the OECD’s annual Revenue Statisticspublication shows that...
Related topics: France, Denmark, Taxes

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Oecd Downgrades Eurozone 2019 Gdp Growth Forecast From 1.9% To 1.8%

BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) revised its 2019 forecast for the GDP growth in the eurozone down from 1.9 percent to 1.8 percent, according to the organisation's report issued Wednesday.
Related topics: Belgium, Brussels

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South Korea Takes Aim At High Suicide Rate

South Korea continues to have one of the highest rate of suicide among developed nations, sparking actions plans from the government in Seoul to tackle the issue.  Recent findings from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development...
Related topics: South Korea, Seoul

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Alone Among Major Economies, British Household Income Has Barely Grown Since The Brexit Vote

The economic well-being of British households has fared far worse than other major economies over the past two years, the period since the UK voted to quit the European Union, according to the OECD. To get a better picture of personal finances, the...
Related topics: United Kingdom

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Oecd Predicts Unsustainable Rise In Use Of Raw Materials

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is warning that the world's consumption of raw materials will rise sharply, putting greater pressure on the environment.

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Without Concrete Steps 'golden Passport' Blacklist Is 'tool To Shame' - Lawmaker

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The lack of concrete steps would show that the blacklist of "golden passport" schemes by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is "only a tool to name and shame" the states included, member of the...
Related topics: Russia, Moscow

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David Henderson, Rip, By Alberto Mingardi

Not *our* David Henderson, but the British economist David Henderson passed away at age 91. Len Shackleton has an obituary on the Institute of Economic Affairs’s website. Henderson long worked for the OECD and, after that, became an active...

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Bad Financial Moon Rising: Oecd Chief Economist Warns World On "extremely Dangerous Path"

Authored by William White via Project Syndicate, A decade after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, global debt levels are higher than in 2008, lending has moved into the opaque realm of asset management and private equity, and the dollar is surging....
Related topics: Lehman Brothers

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Oecd Revises Turkey's Real Gdp Growth Forecast After Us Tariffs - Report

BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has revised downwards it forecast for Turkey's real GDP growth in 2019 from 5 percent to 0.5 percent amid the recent pressures on the Turkish lira, the...
Related topics: Turkey, Belgium, Brussels

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Travel Medical: Where *not* To Land

We've written before about both Travel Medical plans (not to be confused with medical tourism), and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). But we've never put them together like the folks at GetGoing, who've come up with...

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Swedish Heatwave Only Made Temporary Problems For Nuclear Reactors - Oecd Nea

MOSCOW (Sputnik), Anastasia Dmitrieva - Sweden’s recent problems with operating nuclear power plants due to hot weather are temporary and may be resolved by investing in additional equipment to deal with high temperatures of cooling water,...
Related topics: Russia, Moscow, Sweden

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N Korea’s Nuclear Program May Be Started Soon If Fuel Supply Secured – Oecd Nea

MOSCOW (Sputnik), Anastasia Dmitrieva - The start of a peaceful nuclear power program in North Korea is unrelated to its progress in denuclearization and may be organized in the nearest future given a secure fuel supply, OECD-NEA Director-General...
Related topics: North Korea, Russia, Moscow

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To Defend Tax Reform, Trump Must Nominate An Oecd Ambassador

Created in 1961, the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development is a 36-country group designed to promote global economic progress — as conceived by a number of Paris-based bureaucrats. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential
Related topics: Taxes, France, Paris

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Inequalities In Household Wealth Across Oecd Countries

The post Inequalities in household wealth across OECD countries appeared first on The Big Picture.

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Is Portugal An Anti-austerity Story?

A recent NYT story by Liz Alderman says yes, but I find the argument hard to swallow.  Here’s from the OECD: The cyclically adjusted deficit has decreased considerably, moving from 8.7% of potential GDP to 1.9% in 2013 and to 0.9% in 2014....
Related topics: Portugal

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