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broaden the digital transition to strengthen economic recovery from COVID-19, says OECD

broaden the digital transition to strengthen economic recovery from COVID-19, says OECD

  3/12/2021 – Rising vaccination rates and a rebound in exports are helping Japan’s economy to recover from the shock caused by COVID-19, although challenges remain. Investing in technology, education and professional training to broaden…

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OECD Economic Outlook sees recovery continuing but warns of growing imbalances and risks

OECD Economic Outlook sees recovery continuing but warns of growing imbalances and risks

  01/12/2021 –  Watch the live webcast of the press conference The global recovery is continuing but its momentum has eased and is becoming increasingly imbalanced according to the OECD’s latest Economic Outlook. The failure…

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New report estimates there are 35 million “missing entrepreneurs” across the OECD area

New report estimates there are 35 million “missing entrepreneurs” across the OECD area

  29/11/2021 – Young people, women and seniors have fewer opportunities to transform their business ideas into reality, according to a new OECD report. They are faced with problems of access to finance, skills and networks…

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Data show how the COVID-19 pandemic has hit all aspects of people’s well-being

Data show how the COVID-19 pandemic has hit all aspects of people’s well-being

  25/11/2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic has not only had devastating effects on physical health and mortality but has touched every aspect of people’s well-being, with far-reaching consequences for how we live and work, according…

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GDP Growth – Third quarter of 2021, OECD

GDP Growth – Third quarter of 2021, OECD

  OECD GDP slows in third quarter but regains pre-pandemic level   Download the entire news release (PDF 120KB)  18 Nov 2021 – Gross domestic product (GDP) of the OECD area rose above its pre-pandemic…

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People are increasingly worried about inequalities but divided on how to address them, says OECD

People are increasingly worried about inequalities but divided on how to address them, says OECD

  18/11/2021 – For a recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is strong, sustainable but also fair, it will be key to tackle inequalities and promote equal opportunities. Yet while there is growing consensus that…

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Invest in skills, digitalisation and the green transition to strengthen the recovery, says OECD

Invest in skills, digitalisation and the green transition to strengthen the recovery, says OECD

  18/11/2021 – Swift and effective government support has helped France to rebound rapidly from its COVID19-induced recession. Using the country’s announced Recovery and Investment Plans to invest in education, worker training, and the green…

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COVID-19 pandemic underlines need to strengthen resilience of health systems, says OECD

COVID-19 pandemic underlines need to strengthen resilience of health systems, says OECD

  09/11/2021 – COVID‑19 contributed to a 16% increase in the expected number of deaths in 2020 and the first half of 2021 across OECD countries. Life expectancy fell in 24 of 30 countries with…

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Unemployment Rates, OECD – Updated: November 2021

Unemployment Rates, OECD – Updated: November 2021

  Unemployment rate continues to fall in the OECD area, reaching 5.8% in September 2021   Download the entire news release (graphs and tables included, PDF) 9 Nov. 2021 – The monthly unemployment rate in the…

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Composite Leading Indicators (CLI), OECD, November 2021

Composite Leading Indicators (CLI), OECD, November 2021

  OECD Composite Leading Indicators Suggest Economic Growth Approaching Post-Pandemic Peak   Download the entire news release (graphs and tables included – PDF) 10 Nov. 2021 – The post-pandemic economic growth rebound may soon reach…

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