Working with OECD Data: Information Session for Journalists


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Need data for a story? Want to compare US performance to other OECD countries? Not sure what exists or where to find it? Don’t know where to start?

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), with over 50 years of shared economic knowledge and policy insights, can help.

The OECD will host an off-the-record information session for journalists to give an overview of the information that is available to help cover economic and domestic policy news, and tips on accessing comparative data for the OECD’s 35 member countries, and other partner countries.


This event is open to accredited media. To register, please contact Miguel Gorman (


WHEN: 10:30-11:30am, Tuesday, February 20, 2018
LOCATION: OECD Washington Center, 1776 Eye St, NW, Washington, DC 20006
Miguel Gorman, Acting Deputy Head of OECD Washington Center
  • Introduction to OECD iLibrary and related data portals
  • How to find the data and analysis that you need for your story
  • How to easily link to and embed data in your online stories
  • How to download data for creating your own visualizations
  • Where to find ready-made visualizations and explainer videos
  • Where to find sub-national level data
  • Who to reach out to for help interpreting data
  • What new data and reports will be available in 2018

The OECD's work is based on continued monitoring of events in its 35 member countries in addition to partner countries, and includes regular projections of economic developments, comparative statistics, and reports across more than two dozen policy areas.


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