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Literacy standards among Irish graduates have dropped significantly - OECD - Independent.ie

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:19:00 GMT

Literacy standards among Irish graduates have dropped significantly - OECD  Independent.ie

Literacy standards among Irish graduates have dropped significantly over a 20-year period according to an education expert from the international think-tank, ...

Kazakhstan improves its position in OECD country risk rating - AzerNews

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:19:00 GMT

Kazakhstan improves its position in OECD country risk rating  AzerNews

The main objective of the monetary policy of the Kazakh National Bank is to ensure price stability in the country.

OECD signals risks to Portuguese economy despite ‘marked improvements’ - Financial Times

Published: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:42:00 GMT

OECD signals risks to Portuguese economy despite ‘marked improvements’  Financial Times

A report said the country's economy was expected to grow 2% a year between 2018 and 2020.

Cabinet nod to India-OECD pact on students - Times of India

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:24:12 GMT

Cabinet nod to India-OECD pact on students  Times of India

India Business News: New Delhi, Feb 19 () The Union Cabinet Tuesday gave ex-post facto approval to the agreement between India and the Organization for ...

‘Huge drop’ in literacy levels of Irish university graduates – OECD study - The Irish Times

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:28:23 GMT

‘Huge drop’ in literacy levels of Irish university graduates – OECD study  The Irish Times

Up to 6% of Irish university graduates are functionally illiterate.

PISA will help India move to competency-based learning: top OECD official (IANS Special) - Business Standard

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:22:05 GMT

PISA will help India move to competency-based learning: top OECD official (IANS Special)  Business Standard

The rote-based learning dominant in Indian schools has to be replaced with a competency-based one and PISA will help India do just that, says the top OECD ...

Nations must boost adult training in face of automation: OECD - FRANCE 24

Published: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 11:37:00 GMT

Nations must boost adult training in face of automation: OECD  FRANCE 24

Paris (AFP). Developed countries need to "urgently" boost adult training and education programmes to deal with future mass job upheaval brought on by ...

OECD, G20 members like India & China should not get special rights: US to WTO - Economic Times

Published: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 03:05:00 GMT

OECD, G20 members like India & China should not get special rights: US to WTO  Economic Times

An official privy to the details said the proposal would deprive a large number of countries from exemptions.

OECD proposal would identify countries regulating industrial chemicals - Chemical Watch

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:29:28 GMT

OECD proposal would identify countries regulating industrial chemicals  Chemical Watch

The OECD is proposing to develop an indicator that identifies the number of countries that have legislation in place to manage industrial and consumer ...

OECD consultation on the tax challenges of digitalisation - Accountancy Daily

Published: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:30:00 GMT

OECD consultation on the tax challenges of digitalisation  Accountancy Daily

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is consulting on possible solutions to tax challenges arising from digitalisation of the ...

Government borrowing set to hit record $11tn this year, OECD says - Financial Times

Published: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Government borrowing set to hit record $11tn this year, OECD says  Financial Times

Government borrowing has “surged drastically” to a record over the past decade even as the debt-to-gross domestic product ratio is projected to remain constant ...

World – OECD unemployment rate stable in December 2018 - Staffing Industry Analysts

Published: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:33:25 GMT

World – OECD unemployment rate stable in December 2018  Staffing Industry Analysts

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) announced that the overall unemployment rate stood at 5.2% in December 2018, stable ...

Will Countries Ever Agree on a Digital Tax? The OECD Hopes So - Fortune

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Will Countries Ever Agree on a Digital Tax? The OECD Hopes So  Fortune

The richest countries in the world are testing out new strategies for a global digital tax.

'Among the worst in OECD': Australia's addiction to cheap, dirty petrol - The Guardian

Published: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

'Among the worst in OECD': Australia's addiction to cheap, dirty petrol  The Guardian

Australia's cheap, dirty petrol ranks among the worst of the OECD nations, yet the peak industry body representing Australian petrol refiners has rejected the ...

Andreas Schleicher, OECD Education Director, questioned by Education Committee Fourth industrial revolution inquiry - FE News

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:17:00 GMT

Andreas Schleicher, OECD Education Director, questioned by Education Committee Fourth industrial revolution inquiry  FE News

Andreas Schleicher, OECD Education Director, questioned by Education Committee Fourth industrial revolution inquiry: Tuesday 26th February at 10am.

OECD says its chemical work saves €300m annually - Chemical Watch

Published: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD says its chemical work saves €300m annually  Chemical Watch

The OECD says its environmental, health and safety (EHS) programme saves member countries and industry an estimated €309m per year. In its report, Saving ...

OECD pushes for corporate tax rules overhaul - International Investment

Published: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:14:35 GMT

OECD pushes for corporate tax rules overhaul  International Investment

The 36-member state OECD has revealed that there is growing consensus behind a US proposal for an overhaul of global corporate tax rules, which would limit ...

OECD moves toward consensus on taxing multinational tech companies - Accounting Today

Published: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD moves toward consensus on taxing multinational tech companies  Accounting Today

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is making progress on dealing with the tax challenges of the digital economy.

OECD urges Australia to step up carbon emissions cuts - The Straits Times

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD urges Australia to step up carbon emissions cuts  The Straits Times

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Australia needs to cut carbon emissions more sharply to meet its 2030 Paris Climate accord target, the OECD warned on ...

Your Taxes: OECD studies ‘tax morale’ - The Jerusalem Post

Published: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 20:47:00 GMT

Your Taxes: OECD studies ‘tax morale’  The Jerusalem Post

The analysis is based on answers to the question “Do you justify cheating on taxes if you have the chance?”

New UCL partnership with OECD aims to drive public sector innovation - Science Business

Published: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:54:06 GMT

New UCL partnership with OECD aims to drive public sector innovation  Science Business

UCL's Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose (IIPP) has announced a new partnership with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development ...

One-fifth of Australian adults have limited literacy and numeracy: OECD - Sydney Morning Herald

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:01:00 GMT

One-fifth of Australian adults have limited literacy and numeracy: OECD  Sydney Morning Herald

More than 20 per cent of Australian adults have very low literacy, numeracy and digital problem-solving skills and are the least likely groups to be engaging in ...

OECD: Fourth Industrial Revolution 'exciting' but has downsides - Arab News

Published: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 22:46:07 GMT

OECD: Fourth Industrial Revolution 'exciting' but has downsides  Arab News

DUBAI: The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) will be exciting and full of promise, but carries downsides, Jose Angel Gurria, the secretary-general of the ...

OECD urges South Korea to keep wage hikes moderate | HRM Asia - HRM Asia

Published: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD urges South Korea to keep wage hikes moderate | HRM Asia  HRM Asia

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has warned South Korea again about moves to increase the minimum wage in the ...

OECD hopes for global digital tax by 2020 - Phys.Org

Published: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD hopes for global digital tax by 2020  Phys.Org

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria said Thursday he hopes to lay the foundations this year for an international tax on digital giants that could come into force ...

Without Regulation ICOs Unlikely to Disrupt Venture Capital According to OECD - CryptoSlate

Published: Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Without Regulation ICOs Unlikely to Disrupt Venture Capital According to OECD  CryptoSlate

In its January report, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) explained some of the intricacies of ICOs in modern finance.

Irish workers may be only half as productive as OECD suggests - The Irish Times

Published: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Irish workers may be only half as productive as OECD suggests  The Irish Times

CSO figures suggest workers are no more productive than their international peers.

OECD: Further reforms will move Slovakia toward a more innovative and inclusive society - Emerging Europe

Published: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD: Further reforms will move Slovakia toward a more innovative and inclusive society  Emerging Europe

The Slovak economy is experiencing a robust, broad-based expansion that is boosting living standards and promoting convergence with higher-income ...

OECD: Hungary Economy "Prospering" but Risks Remain - Hungary Today

Published: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 09:17:09 GMT

OECD: Hungary Economy "Prospering" but Risks Remain  Hungary Today

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) acknowledged Hungary's strong GDP growth but warned that the economy faces risks ...

Have your say: OECD group drafts commitments to public sector innovation - The Mandarin

Published: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Have your say: OECD group drafts commitments to public sector innovation  The Mandarin

An OECD body is working on a declaration that would see signatories commit to public sector innovation, and improve the common understanding of what it ...

OECD urges Hungarian policy change - Public Finance International

Published: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD urges Hungarian policy change  Public Finance International

Hungary should focus its efforts on inclusive reforms, such as overhauling public pensions and the healthcare system, the OECD has urged.

France tops welfare scales, US second with private funds: OECD - Reuters

Published: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

France tops welfare scales, US second with private funds: OECD  Reuters

While France's attachment to welfare spending is no secret, the United States is not far behind when taking into account private money as well, data from the ...

OECD working on plans for minimum corporate tax - Reuters

Published: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD working on plans for minimum corporate tax  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development is working on plans for a minimum corporate tax rate as part of a global ...

Dutch funds team up for OECD Guidelines - Top1000funds.com

Published: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 00:58:03 GMT

Dutch funds team up for OECD Guidelines  Top1000funds.com

More than 70 pension funds from The Netherlands have joined forces with the Dutch Government and trade unions for the Responsible Business Conduct ...

OECD pushes for a global minimum corporate tax rate by 2020, but is it wishful thinking? - ABC News

Published: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD pushes for a global minimum corporate tax rate by 2020, but is it wishful thinking?  ABC News

Well over a hundred countries and territories agree to an OECD proposal to revise global tax rules by 2020. Without it, the world could enter a period of tax wars.

OECD: how policymakers can respond to digital transformation's seven trends - The Mandarin

Published: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD: how policymakers can respond to digital transformation's seven trends  The Mandarin

A new OECD paper breaks down the policy problems posed by digital transformation and offers a checklist for policymakers coming to grips with it.

OECD Digital Tax Project Guidance by US Treasury - The National Law Review

Published: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD Digital Tax Project Guidance by US Treasury  The National Law Review

The treasury department is providing guidance to the OECD Digital Tax Project which is an important tax note from the OECD addressing "digital" tax challenges.

IMF, World Bank and OECD Update Global Economic Forecasts | News - IISD Reporting Services

Published: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 20:44:35 GMT

IMF, World Bank and OECD Update Global Economic Forecasts | News  IISD Reporting Services

January 2019: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reports, in an update to its World Economic Outlook, that global economic expansion has weakened.

Spending on social welfare in OECD countries drops slightly - Public Finance International

Published: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Spending on social welfare in OECD countries drops slightly  Public Finance International

The world's richest countries spent just over 20% of their GDP on average on social welfare last year, the OECD has revealed. Public spending on areas such as ...

Ireland is 'supportive' of OECD review of international tax system - Yahoo Finance

Published: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Ireland is 'supportive' of OECD review of international tax system  Yahoo Finance

Ireland, long accused of giving enormous tax breaks to multinational companies, said on Friday that it was “supportive” of an OECD examination of global tax ...

Government gives guarded welcome to OECD tax proposals - The Irish Times

Published: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Government gives guarded welcome to OECD tax proposals  The Irish Times

Department of Finance says, however, changes must not prejudice small economies.

Global insurers comment on OECD cyber project - Insurance Business ASIA

Published: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Global insurers comment on OECD cyber project  Insurance Business ASIA

The Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA) has provided its feedback to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) ...

Irish corporation tax faces new squeeze as OECD kicks off digital reform probe - Independent.ie

Published: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Irish corporation tax faces new squeeze as OECD kicks off digital reform probe  Independent.ie

Ireland's corporation tax revenues are under threat as an international reform process kicks off in earnest.

OECD publish Work on Tax and Development 2018-19 brochure - Accountancy Daily

Published: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD publish Work on Tax and Development 2018-19 brochure  Accountancy Daily

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published a brochure about its work on tax and development 2018-19.

Top 10 Hardest Working Countries, According To OECD - ValueWalk

Published: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Top 10 Hardest Working Countries, According To OECD  ValueWalk

The hardest working countries on the planet are not necessarily the richest or healthiest nations. In many countries, it's a necessity for people to work long hours ...

OECD deems Seychelles' preferential tax practice not harmful - Seychelles News Agency

Published: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD deems Seychelles' preferential tax practice not harmful  Seychelles News Agency

Seychelles' preferential tax regimes have been deemed not harmful by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

OECD governments need to start refinancing their debts - Public Finance International

Published: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:19:40 GMT

OECD governments need to start refinancing their debts  Public Finance International

Governments need to focus on their debts with OECD research showing sovereign borrowing is to hit a record high in 2019, says the OECD's Fatos Koc.

OECD Calls Out Australia On Emissions And Energy - Solar Quotes

Published: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD Calls Out Australia On Emissions And Energy  Solar Quotes

The OECD says Australia it is one of the most resource/carbon-intensive OECD countries, and basically the Government needs to pull its finger out.

Impact investment needs global standards: OECD - African Review

Published: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Impact investment needs global standards: OECD  African Review

Social impact investment, which aims to improve well-being as well as earn a financial return, could be more effective if it were more clearly defined ...

EU NanoSafety Cluster Announces Its Support of the Malta Initiative - Lexology

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:50:32 GMT

EU NanoSafety Cluster Announces Its Support of the Malta Initiative  Lexology

On February 18, 2019, the European Union (EU) NanoSafety Cluster (NSC) announced that it is supporting the Malta Initiative by linking various…

Taxing the Digital Economy - new optimism from the OECD - RTE.ie

Published: Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Taxing the Digital Economy - new optimism from the OECD  RTE.ie

The New Year has brought what appears to be a new sense of optimism at the OECD that it might - just might - manage to forge a global consensus on how to ...

Edtech's potential not fulfilled yet, says OECD - The PIE News

Published: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Edtech's potential not fulfilled yet, says OECD  The PIE News

News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education.

OECD estimates over 130 million new jobs emerge between humans, machines by 2022 - Daily News Egypt

Published: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 11:11:00 GMT

OECD estimates over 130 million new jobs emerge between humans, machines by 2022  Daily News Egypt

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) expects that 133 million new jobs may emerge in the shake-up between humans and ...

OECD chief: Members absolutely ready for hard Brexit - Sky News

Published: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD chief: Members absolutely ready for hard Brexit  Sky News

The secretary general of the OECD group of advanced economies, Angel Gurria, tells Ed Conway in Davos his biggest worry is for world trade.

OECD report shows countries' progress shutting down tax treaty shopping–MNE Tax - MNE Tax

Published: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:33:54 GMT

OECD report shows countries' progress shutting down tax treaty shopping–MNE Tax  MNE Tax

The OECD today released a report assessing whether 116 countries are following through on their commitments to add provisions to their tax treaties that shut ...

MOM: Singapore ranks 9th in OECD for female workforce participation rate - Human Resources Online

Published: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 03:15:50 GMT

MOM: Singapore ranks 9th in OECD for female workforce participation rate  Human Resources Online

Minister for Manpower, Josephine Teo, was quizzed about the topic in Parliament, as well as questions on CPF and workplace health exercises were raised.

OECD Says Impact Investment Needs Universal Standards - Pro Bono Australia

Published: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD Says Impact Investment Needs Universal Standards  Pro Bono Australia

Impact investing could be more effective if universal measurement standards were implemented and impact goals were better defined, an OECD report says.

OECD puts forward idea for a global MRSL for plastics - Chemical Watch

Published: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 11:33:23 GMT

OECD puts forward idea for a global MRSL for plastics  Chemical Watch

A report by the OECD recommends the development of a global manufacturing restricted substances list (MRSL) for plastics. The report, Considerations and ...

When class sizes fall so does teachers' pay - BBC News

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:09:48 GMT

When class sizes fall so does teachers' pay  BBC News

International study from OECD suggests that cutting class sizes often means lower pay for teachers.

Israeli Government Expenditure on R&D Second Lowest of OECD Countries - Algemeiner

Published: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Israeli Government Expenditure on R&D Second Lowest of OECD Countries  Algemeiner

CTech – In 2016, the Israeli government was responsible for 1.57 percent of the country's total national expenditure on research and development, far below the ...

India’s entry in PISA will help boost labour productivity: OECD - Livemint

Published: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

India’s entry in PISA will help boost labour productivity: OECD  Livemint

NEW DELHI: As India decides to participate in the much acclaimed Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the World Bank and the ...

OECD head Angel Gurria urges Brexit delay to avoid 'no-deal' risk - Sky News

Published: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD head Angel Gurria urges Brexit delay to avoid 'no-deal' risk  Sky News

The head of the OECD has insisted he is deeply concerned about the economic risks of a "no-deal" Brexit and urged Parliament to extend the Article 50 ...

Australia Will Fall Short Of 2030 Emissions Target, Says OECD - CleanTechnica

Published: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Australia Will Fall Short Of 2030 Emissions Target, Says OECD  CleanTechnica

February 7th, 2019 by Joshua S Hill. A damning report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has found that, while ...

– OECD: Firms Thrive Under EU's Emissions Trading System | ENS - Environment News Service

Published: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 23:21:48 GMT

– OECD: Firms Thrive Under EU's Emissions Trading System | ENS  Environment News Service

PARIS, France, January 24, 2019 (ENS) – Emissions limits set by the European Union's Emissions Trading System have not hurt revenue, profits or employment ...

OECD's environmental KPIs for Australia add grist to calls for change - pv magazine Australia

Published: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 09:05:00 GMT

OECD's environmental KPIs for Australia add grist to calls for change  pv magazine Australia

The OECD Environmental Performance review of Australia, released yesterday, comes at a critical time in the lead-up to Federal elections in May. Three formerly ...

OECD's Gurria Calls Uncertainty the Greatest Enemy of Growth - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

OECD's Gurria Calls Uncertainty the Greatest Enemy of Growth  Bloomberg

Angel Gurria, secretary general at Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development, discusses the firm's global economic outlook and the impact of Brexit.

Research shows students are as good as professors in tutorial teaching - The Conversation AU

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 06:23:00 GMT

Research shows students are as good as professors in tutorial teaching  The Conversation AU

Professors and graduate students are at opposite ends of the university hierarchy in terms of experience, qualifications and pay. But at many universities, both ...

How High-Tax Countries Tax - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:00:00 GMT

How High-Tax Countries Tax  Bloomberg

They don't tax wealth much, their income taxes are high but not very progressive, and they rely a lot on consumption taxes.

Taxing digital and beyond: the dawn of BEPS v2.0 - Lexology

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:45:00 GMT

Taxing digital and beyond: the dawn of BEPS v2.0  Lexology

The OECD has published a public consultation on several proposals seeking consensus on how to tackle the challenges arising from the digitalisation…

IMF, OECD Global Forecasts Increasingly Downbeat - Chief Investment Officer

Published: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

IMF, OECD Global Forecasts Increasingly Downbeat  Chief Investment Officer

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) continue to lower their economic forecasts as ...

International community could 'roll with' no-deal Brexit, says OECD head Angel Gurria - Sky News

Published: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

International community could 'roll with' no-deal Brexit, says OECD head Angel Gurria  Sky News

The head of one of the world's leading economic organisations has cast doubt on claims that a "no-deal" Brexit would be an economic catastrophe, pledging that ...

AU calls for harnessing sci-tech to transform Africa - The New Times

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:20:28 GMT

AU calls for harnessing sci-tech to transform Africa  The New Times

The priority focus of the AU Commission includes harnessing the role of science and technology in Africa with a view to transforming the lives of people living in ...

Turkey needs to step up investment in renewables to curb emissions - Modern Diplomacy

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:27:45 GMT

Turkey needs to step up investment in renewables to curb emissions  Modern Diplomacy

Turkey will see its greenhouse gas emissions continue their steady rise of recent years without concrete actions to improve energy efficiency.

Research rethinks tutorial teaching - Phys.Org

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:21:35 GMT

Research rethinks tutorial teaching  Phys.Org

Professors and graduate students are at opposite ends of the university hierarchy in terms of experience, qualifications and pay. But at many universities, both ...

Confidence in future key to boost birth rate - The Portugal News

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 06:44:27 GMT

Confidence in future key to boost birth rate  The Portugal News

Confidence in the future is a determining factor in boosting the country's birth rate, the secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and ...

New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook - Tacoma News Tribune

Published: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 06:59:00 GMT

New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook  Tacoma News Tribune

New Zealand's government announced plans on Monday for a new tax targeting online giants like Google and Facebook that earn plenty of money in the ...

Data for 12000 REACH substances added to Qsar Toolbox - Chemical Watch

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Data for 12000 REACH substances added to Qsar Toolbox  Chemical Watch

The OECD has added experimental data points for 12000 REACH registered substances to its Qsar Toolbox application for in silico identification of hazard ...

Far-reaching tax-code review could hit firms - Independent.ie

Published: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 02:30:00 GMT

Far-reaching tax-code review could hit firms  Independent.ie

The Department of Finance has opened consultations on revisions to Ireland's tax code that could see transfer-pricing rules changed to comply with the latest ...

'Debate about adult learning is great - but we need action and funding' - TES News

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:57:32 GMT

'Debate about adult learning is great - but we need action and funding'  TES News

The growing range of ideas and debate around adult education is welcome – but the government must act, writes Stephen Evans.

FINMA, OECD to Update Industry and Take Questions in Zurich - PRNewswire

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 21:49:00 GMT

FINMA, OECD to Update Industry and Take Questions in Zurich  PRNewswire

ZURICH, Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- C5 Communications is pleased to announce that Ambassador Stefan Estermann, Head of the Sectoral Foreign Policies ...

China's Rich Are Finding It Harder Than Ever to Hide From Taxman - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:00:00 GMT

China's Rich Are Finding It Harder Than Ever to Hide From Taxman  Bloomberg

At home and abroad, wealthy Chinese are facing myriad new tax rules as Beijing ratchets up the pressure on tax dodgers.

ATOMEXPO 2019 to Host Talks on Nuclear Tech’s Benefit to Sustainable Development - Sputnik International

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:00:00 GMT

ATOMEXPO 2019 to Host Talks on Nuclear Tech’s Benefit to Sustainable Development  Sputnik International

On April 15–16, 2019, Russia's southern city of Sochi will host the 11th International Forum ATOMEXPO, dedicated to the advanced nuclear technologies' ...

Trudeau is making Canada safe for corruption again with the SNC-Lavalin case - Financial Post

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:28:00 GMT

Trudeau is making Canada safe for corruption again with the SNC-Lavalin case  Financial Post

What's old is new again. Before corruption of foreign officials became illegal in Canada in the late 1990s, Liberal governments blessed bribes that facilitated ...

Do Smarter Teachers Make Smarter Students? International Evidence on Teacher Cognitive Skills and Student Performance - Education Next - EducationNext

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:02:16 GMT

Do Smarter Teachers Make Smarter Students? International Evidence on Teacher Cognitive Skills and Student Performance - Education Next  EducationNext

Student achievement varies widely across developed countries, but the source of these differences is not well understood. One obvious candidate, and a major ...

OECD says trade tensions are leading to a slowdown in global growth - NBCNews.com

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

OECD says trade tensions are leading to a slowdown in global growth  NBCNews.com

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development forecast that global growth would slow from 3.7 percent this year to 3.5 percent in 2019 and 2020.

Austria Tax Reform | Opportunities for Pro-Growth Tax Reform in Austria - Tax Foundation

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:00:52 GMT

Austria Tax Reform | Opportunities for Pro-Growth Tax Reform in Austria  Tax Foundation

Making Austria a more attractive place to do business has been a core focus of the new government, which has been in charge since 2017. In contrast to ...

Is a life worth $4.7 million? - Newsroom

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:13:38 GMT

Is a life worth $4.7 million?  Newsroom

The wellbeing framework that puts the “value of a statistical life” at $4.7 million is coming under fire.

#Budget2019: What Small businesses hope to hear - IOL

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:05:00 GMT

#Budget2019: What Small businesses hope to hear  IOL

JOHANNESBURG – When Finance Minister Tito Mboweni gives his Budget Speech for the 2019/20 tax year, I hope to hear examples of how the government ...

Debate flares over health of global economy - Irish Examiner

Published: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Debate flares over health of global economy  Irish Examiner

The OECD and IMF have kept their forecasts for the global economy largely intact to date, with just slight downgrades to their projections, writes Oliver Mangan.

Belgian draft law ratifying the MLI: A new paradigm in international tax law - JD Supra

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:15:48 GMT

Belgian draft law ratifying the MLI: A new paradigm in international tax law  JD Supra

On February 4th, 2019, the Belgian government released a draft law ratifying the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent ...

OVERVIEW: 'That money did not reach my account' - Mrwebi on allegations of receiving R10 000 from Bosasa #Mokgoroinquiry - News24

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:13:00 GMT

OVERVIEW: 'That money did not reach my account' - Mrwebi on allegations of receiving R10 000 from Bosasa #Mokgoroinquiry  News24

Suspended special director of public prosecutions advocate Lawrence Mrwebi has responded to his detractors and accusers after taking the stand for the first ...

Innovation Paves Way for Next Stage of Global Energy Transformation - Modern Diplomacy

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:49:05 GMT

Innovation Paves Way for Next Stage of Global Energy Transformation  Modern Diplomacy

Countries at the forefront of the energy transformation are getting more than a third of their energy from variable renewables like solar and wind.

OECD Report Calls for New Approaches to National Development Plans, International Cooperation | News - IISD Reporting Services

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

OECD Report Calls for New Approaches to National Development Plans, International Cooperation | News  IISD Reporting Services

29 November 2018: A report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) examines development strategies in the context of ...

How Costly is Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy? - The Diplomat

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:40:38 GMT

How Costly is Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy?  The Diplomat

As Astana seeks to increase its global standing, its foreign aid expenditures have grown.

Government tax takes at record high with France in top spot: OECD - Reuters

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Government tax takes at record high with France in top spot: OECD  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - France overtook Denmark as the most taxed country in 2017 as government tax revenues in developed countries hit a record high, the OECD ...

Global growth may have peaked, OECD says - CNBC

Published: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Global growth may have peaked, OECD says  CNBC

The international economic body expects growth to settle at 3.7 percent in both 2018 and 2019.

Appeal to Trump could clinch Brazil OECD membership: ministry - Reuters

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Appeal to Trump could clinch Brazil OECD membership: ministry  Reuters

BRASILIA (Reuters) - An appeal to U.S. President Donald Trump by President-elect Jair Bolsonaro to lift Washington's opposition could allow Brazil's entry to the ...

Revenue Statistics in Africa 2018 - en - OCDE

Published: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Revenue Statistics in Africa 2018 - en  OCDE

The publication Revenue Statistics in Africa is jointly undertaken by the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration and the OECD Development Centre, the ...

OECD forum spotlights ‘what brings us together’ as a response to rising populism - CNBC

Published: Tue, 29 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

OECD forum spotlights ‘what brings us together’ as a response to rising populism  CNBC

A message of unity and common bonds, the OECD appears to hope, will drive home the message that there are alternatives to anti-immigrant, anti-globalist and ...

Spanish and German CPRI figures show shift in claims trends, says BPL - Intelligent Insurer

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:06:40 GMT

Spanish and German CPRI figures show shift in claims trends, says BPL  Intelligent Insurer

Spain and Germany were in the top 10 countries for credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) claims by value over the past three years, highlighting a change in ...

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