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New Health Statistics by the OECD

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Few weeks ago the OECD launched its extensive annul database on health statistics- The OECD Health Statistics 2014. The analysis of the data, performed by the organization reveals that health expenditures in many OECD
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How much are public servants paid?

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The compensation in the public sector often receives high attention in the media and in the ongoing debate about the efficiency of the public sector. But how much do we really know about the wages
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Risk Finance in the Green Sector

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The DSTI (Science, Technology and Industry department) of the OECD has recently published a report that aims to provide the missing data on the drivers and characteristics of finance in the green sector. It is
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“Resilient Economies and Inclusive Societies – Empowering People for Jobs and Growth”

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That was the main message in the 2014 Ministerial Council Statement, signed by the Finance Ministers of the OECD member countries during the Ministerial Meeting (MCM 2014) two weeks ago. Similar to the
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Global Food Security

Global Food Security

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Overweight can still be undernourished – 70% of the world’s undernourished live in middle-income economies with significant proportions of the population either underweight or overweight, and many individuals overweight yet poorly nourished. http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/agriculture-and-food/global-food-security_9789264195363-en
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OECD Factbook 2013: A Statistical View on Israel

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OECD Factbook 2013 is a comprehensive and dynamic statistical annual publication from the OECD. This year, the OECD Factbook features a focus chapter on gender.Data are provided for all OECD member countries and in some cases for selected
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An OECD-WTO Joint Initiative- Measuring Trade in Value Added (TiVA Databse)

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The OECD and the WTO launched this week a joint initiative for a new method of measuring Trade in Value-Added (TiVA). Global value chains(GVCs) have become a dominant feature of today’s global economy. This process
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Better Life Index- Israel

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A few days ago the The Economist ranked 50 countries for best place to be born for 2013 as part of its article “The Lottery of Life“. According to the Where-to-be-born Index, Israel is ranked 20th
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Looking to 2060: Long term global growth prospect, optimistic forecast for Israel

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The OECD issued the “Looking to 2060: Long term global growth prospect: Forecast  to 2030” where it predicts, in a macroeconomic forecast, that by 2030 China will pass the U.S. while becoming the world’s largest economy
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OECD indicators on the integration of immigrants 2012; In Israel the foreign-born population is on average more educated than across OECD countries

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The OECD launched its report on indicators for the integration of immigrants 2012. Among other OECD countries Israel is rated 4th in terms of the share of immigrants in its population. The publication, “Settling In:
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