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Pensions: Reforms have slowed in OECD countries but need to continue

Public spending on pensions for the OECD as a whole has risen by about 1.5% of GDP since 2000, while the projected pace of spending growth is slowing, according to Pensions at a Glance 2017. Further reforms are needed in OECD countries to address the effects of population ageing and the changing ...

Economy: Global economy strengthens, but further policy action needed

The world economy has strengthened, with monetary and fiscal stimulus underpinning a broad-based rise in most countries, according to the latest OECD Economic Outlook. Global growth is projected to improve slightly in 2018, but remain below the pace of previous recoveries, while challenges inhibit a ...

Environment: We must deal with marine debris

The world’s oceans are being damaged by an unprecedented accumulation of waste known as marine debris. Plastic waste threatens the access to clean water, releases toxic chemicals that enter the food chain, and menaces marine life and habitats, as marine species risk getting entangled in ...