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  • Environment: The true economic costs of air pollution, the case of Europe

    21 January 2020

    Did you know that only 1 in 10 people globally live in areas where air pollution is below recommended levels? Air quality is vital for our health but as this study shows, exposure to bad air quality reduces workers’ output too.

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  • 21 January 2020

    EUR 820 billion: that is the amount of collectible debt currently outstanding across the 53 members that make up the Forum on Tax Administration, albeit with a wide range among jurisdictions. The OECD has published two self-assessment maturity models to assist with tax debt management and the reduction of compliance burdens.

  • Governance: Young voices for integrity

    10 January 2020

    Trust is key for governments and businesses to work together, but how can it be strengthened? What do young people think? In the run-up to the OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum in March, you can help shape the debate by sending us your short video question for our high-level panellists to answer.

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  • Economy: Estonia should use robust growth to improve income equality and well-being

    OECD 2019 Economic Survey Estonia
    17 December 2019

    Estonia’s economy is performing well, but with growth softening and spending pressures mounting, efforts should now focus on improving income equality and well-being, greening growth and accelerating the country’s digital transformation, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Estonia.

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  • Economy: India should step up reform efforts to increase quality jobs and incomes

    5 December 2019

    India is set for a modest recovery, as reforms to simplify taxation, lighten business regulations and upgrade infrastructure bear fruit, the OECD Economic Survey of India says. With investment weak, the report urges further reforms to modernise the economy and generate high-quality jobs, as well as measures to improve public services and welfare.

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  • Migration and integration policies ready for the future

    People are on the move, and policies on migration and integration must be adapted in light of 21st century challenges. Global and local actions are needed, but which ones? And how can co-operation across the whole of society help?

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  • Inequality puts our world at risk

    In many OECD countries, inequalities are at their highest levels in 30 years and are widening. What are the effects, and the policy responses? See our story on inclusive growth.

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  • These 25 climate actions can change our lives for the better

    Climate change affects lives and livelihoods everywhere. We can and must act now to tackle climate change and make a better world for our children. We have the knowledge, the tools and the financial resources. Now our countries must deliver on commitments. Here are 25 climate actions to get us on track by 2025.

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  • Tax essentials from OECD iLibrary

    If it’s your business to follow the global policy debate on taxation in today’s fast-moving digital age, then you will need some OECD tax essentials. Order your Model Tax Convention, Transfer Pricing Guidelines, and Tax Administration 2019 now.

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