Economic and political reforms (Doi Moi), initiated in the mid-1980s, have transformed Viet Nam into one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. However, growth has produced fewer benefits for the poorest. The country also has yet to improve the well-being of a sizeable share of youth, especially those disadvantaged and in rural areas.
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The study provides a rigorous analysis of the social inclusion and well-being of young Vietnamese using the latest available data and a multidimensional approach. Based on the results of the analysis, the report proposes a series of recommendations for the development of public policies in favor of youth.
Tackling BEPS is also about tax morale: Maintaining the integrity of our tax systems—so that citizens are confident that all individuals and businesses are making a contribution and that the tax laws are fairly applied—is essential to ensuring continued trust in and support for our institutions.
The APEC membership, comprising many dynamic emerging economies, shares the common challenge of meeting growing expectations from a young workforce with increasing appetites for new and better infrastructure services.
According to the latest OECD Interim Economic Outlook forecast, global GDP growth will increase from around 3 percent last year, to just over 3½ percent this year and next.
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The report Unlocking the Potential of Youth Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries aims to contribute to the ongoing debate on the role of youth entrepreneurship in generating employment in developing countries.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Hoi An on 20-21 October 2017 to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Finance Ministers’ Meeting. He will deliver remarks on The Global Development Outlook, Long-term Investment in Infrastructure and on Base erosion and profit shifting in various sessions of the event.
Hanoi, Vietnam, 3-4 October 2017. This conference provided a forum to discuss best practices on developing financial education and consumer protection in Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries.
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This report provides an overview of national approaches to disclosure and transparency in the state-owned enterprise (SOE) sector in nine Asian economies: Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam.
Peer review is a core element of OECD work. Viet Nam’s competition law and policy will be peer reviewed during the 2017 Global Forum on Competition (7-8 December 2017). More about the forthcoming review.