Tag Archives: OECD

The OECD digital outlook 2020 (OECD)

The OECD Digital Economy Outlook 2020 examines trends and analyses emerging opportunities and challenges in the digital economy. It highlights how OECD countries and partner economies are taking advantage of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and the Internet to meet their public policy objectives. Through comparative evidence, it informs policy makers of regulatory practices and policy options […]
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Enhancing equal access to opportunities for all in G20 countries (OECD)

Over recent years, globalisation, digitalisation, demographics and climate change have been transforming the way economies work. These trends have provided new opportunities for growth, but also deepened inequalities as the gains from growth have not been shared evenly amongst all. The COVID-19 pandemic – a global public health crisis without precedent in living memory – is resulting […]
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When Youth is Wasted on the Young: The Global Crisis of Youth Unemployment

GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight: NEETs =  not in education employment or training “According to estimates from the International Labour Organization, around 74.5 million young people (i.e. persons between 15 and 24 years of age) were unemployed in 2013. With around 13.1 per cent, the unemployment rate among young people is almost three times that of […]
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Youth unemployment – Pay companies to hire youth, OECD suggests

The plight of youth unemployment in developed economies is so severe it has prompted the OECD to call for more government intervention, possibly including paying companies to hire young people. GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight: UNEMPLOYMENT – “There are already about 48 million people out of work across the OECD’s members. It forecast that the […]
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