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Irish Examiner
Children more likely to want to be a YouTube blogger than movie star, survey findswith the UK's Times Educational Supplement, the UK's National Association of He
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 hours ago
with the UK's Times Educational Supplement, the UK's National Association of Head Teachers, UCL Institute of Education and OECD Education and Skills. Dr Elnaz Kashefpakdel, head of research at Education and Employers, said: "Our findings clearly... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Top career aspirations for today's primary school childrenAfrican or Caribbean backgrounds did. Commenting on the findings, Andreas Schl
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
African or Caribbean backgrounds did. Commenting on the findings, Andreas Schleicher, director for Education and Skills, OECD, said: “All children, regardless of their social background, where they live or the jobs their parents do, should have... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Social media and gaming increasingly popular career choice for children – surveywith the Times Educational Supplement, the National Association of Head Teacher
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 hours ago
with the Times Educational Supplement, the National Association of Head Teachers, UCL Institute of Education and OECD Education and Skills. Dr Elnaz Kashefpakdel, head of research at Education and Employers, said: “Our findings clearly... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Social media and gaming increasingly popular career choice for children – surveywith the Times Educational Supplement, the National Association of Head Teacher
Croydon Guardian / Posted 11 hours ago
with the Times Educational Supplement, the National Association of Head Teachers, UCL Institute of Education and OECD Education and Skills. Dr Elnaz Kashefpakdel, head of research at Education and Employers, said: “Our findings clearly... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
A practical, non-vegetarian guide to sustainable eatingis that we're a nation of meat eaters. On average, an Aussie eats 95 kilograms
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 hours ago
is that we're a nation of meat eaters. On average, an Aussie eats 95 kilograms of meat a year, significantly more than the OECD average of 69 kilograms. Eating more food than we need means the environmental resources used in producing that extra... Read more
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Swissinfo
How two countries handle illness preventionequivalent of CHF1.5 billion from a combination of public and private contribut
Swissinfo / Posted 19 hours ago
equivalent of CHF1.5 billion from a combination of public and private contributions, goes to prevention, compared with the OECD average of 3.1%, which is also how much the US spends (2013 figures). Each Swiss resident also makes a direct yearly... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Fastest Way To Stimulate The U.S. Economy? Get More Women Into The WorkforcePeterson says. The report estimates that among countries in the Organization f
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 20 hours ago
Peterson says. The report estimates that among countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), GDP would, in theory, spike 20% over the next 10 or 20 years if women’s participation in the global economy were equal... Read more
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The Hill
With Kazakhstan, U.S. ignores rights at its perilbodies are all active participants in the ILO. Likewise, the Organization for
The Hill / Posted 20 hours ago
bodies are all active participants in the ILO. Likewise, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) — the Paris-based club of rich nations, of which the United States is a member — has been cautious in allowing... Read more
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The Age
We should focus on helping individuals rather than 'improving' income inequalitythat income inequality is lower today than 15 years ago, when the data set begi
The Age / Posted 21 hours ago
that income inequality is lower today than 15 years ago, when the data set begins, and is around the average of comparable OECD nations. Second, the report says "Australia's minimum wage is declining". But the measure used is the minimum wage as a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
We should focus on helping individuals rather than 'improving' income inequalitythat income inequality is lower today than 15 years ago, when the data set begi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
that income inequality is lower today than 15 years ago, when the data set begins, and is around the average of comparable OECD nations. Second, the report says "Australia's minimum wage is declining". But the measure used is the minimum wage as a... Read more
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Press Release Network
Sixth Edition of World Government Summit to Run from February 11 to 13, 2018Monetary Fund (IMF), �ngel Gurr�a, Secretary General of the Organisation for Ec
Press Release Network / Posted 23 hours ago
Monetary Fund (IMF), �ngel Gurr�a, Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO),... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why African Health Policy Needs Gender Mainstreamingmore of the burden than men across all age groups, compared to the Organisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
more of the burden than men across all age groups, compared to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. In OECD countries, men are more likely to suffer morbidity from a communicable disease, though the impact on... Read more
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Gulf News
Modi keynote speaker at World Government SummitInternational Monetary Fund, the United Nations, Unesco, World Bank, Organisati
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
International Monetary Fund, the United Nations, Unesco, World Bank, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and World Economic Forum.Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, the world’s first such... Read more
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Canberra Times
NSW ranked worst for healthcare costs and access, international comparison showsof NSW patients 65 and older struggled with their medical costs than their coun
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
of NSW patients 65 and older struggled with their medical costs than their counterparts in Australia overall and 10 other OECD countries. NSW has been ranked the worst for healthcare affordability among older patients in the latest survey that... Read more
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The Manila Times
The role of business in higher educationis a major source of knowledge transfers, according to an Organization of Econo
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
is a major source of knowledge transfers, according to an Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) study. This collaboration provides funding, raises the quality of their students, student placement, and workforce... Read more
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The Age
NSW ranked worst for healthcare costs and access, international comparison showsof NSW patients 65 and older struggled with their medical costs than their coun
The Age / Posted yesterday
of NSW patients 65 and older struggled with their medical costs than their counterparts in Australia overall and 10 other OECD countries. NSW NSW has been ranked the worst for healthcare affordability among older patients in the latest survey... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
NSW ranked worst for healthcare costs and access, international comparison showsof NSW patients 65 and older struggled with their medical costs than their coun
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
of NSW patients 65 and older struggled with their medical costs than their counterparts in Australia overall and 10 other OECD countries. NSW NSW has been ranked the worst for healthcare affordability among older patients in the latest survey... Read more
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Online Recruitment
Brexit Blues: Workplace stress surges as managers’ work 44 days extra per yeartook time off for mental health in the last year, and for those who do take tim
Online Recruitment / Posted 2 days ago
took time off for mental health in the last year, and for those who do take time out, it’s for an average of 12 days. The OECD has previously estimated the cost of mental health to the UK economy as some £70bn, or 4.5% of GDP in lost productivity,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Should teenaged shop workers receive a pay rise?and more experienced colleagues. In a country that has one of the highest minim
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
and more experienced colleagues. In a country that has one of the highest minimum wages in the world - fifth highest among OECD countries in 2011 - a lower minimum wage for 18-to-20-year-olds simply lessens the harmful employment effects of the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
No wonder Rudd looks overseas for economic comparisonsbudget balance, and the unemployment rate, showing Australia's favourable posit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
budget balance, and the unemployment rate, showing Australia's favourable position against a number of underperforming OECD economies. The political imperative regarding economic statistics is always to present oneself in the best possible... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Crude Oil Prices Are On Upward Swing - U.S. Energy Agencyof the 'Declaration of Cooperation' have exceeded even the most optimistic of p
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of the 'Declaration of Cooperation' have exceeded even the most optimistic of predictions. Commercial oil stocks in the OECD are continuing to rapidly decline, investment and confidence are coming back to the industry, and a spirit of... Read more
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The News & Observer
Gene Nichol: In the U.S., the inequality gap is ever wideningwe spend double the average, per person, of the 37 countries in the Organizatio
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
we spend double the average, per person, of the 37 countries in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). But we have the worst infant mortality rate, we have shorter and sicker lifespans, and we exclude many, many more of... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
We’ve never had it better: Kochiein retirement. Shock horror. But that’s the facts. Forget the political spin o
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
in retirement. Shock horror. But that’s the facts. Forget the political spin out of Canberra, the latest figures from the OECD show Australian income tax rates are below the average of other first world industrialised countries and even below that... Read more
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Adelaide Now
We’ve never had it better: Kochiein retirement. Shock horror. But that’s the facts. Forget the political spin o
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
in retirement. Shock horror. But that’s the facts. Forget the political spin out of Canberra, the latest figures from the OECD show Australian income tax rates are below the average of other first world industrialised countries and even below that... Read more
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News.com.au
We’ve never had it better: Kochieare low Shock horror. But that’s the facts. Forget the political spin out of C
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
are low Shock horror. But that’s the facts. Forget the political spin out of Canberra, the latest figures from the OECD show Australian income tax rates are below the average of other first world industrialised countries and even below that... Read more
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The Hill
Prioritize trade, infrastructure to bolster tax reform gainskey economic indicators. ADVERTISEMENT For instance, according to Organizatio
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
key economic indicators. ADVERTISEMENT For instance, according to Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) data, dropping the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent moves the U.S. from the highest statutory corporate... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Colorado claims first U.S.-bred certified hemp seedof CDA-Approved seed, they must provide purchase order receipts and/or bag tags
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
of CDA-Approved seed, they must provide purchase order receipts and/or bag tags for CDA verification. The CDA Approved Certified seed program requires that all individual seed packages be tagged with both CDA tags and AOSCA or OECD offici... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ireland sees biggest fall in unemployment for eurozone OECD countries | Irish Examiner Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 11:02 am Ireland recorded the
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 11:02 am Ireland recorded the largest decrease in unemployment... Read more
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Rutland Herald
U.S. doesn't rank so highof wealthy democracies to be born in.” — The least doctors and hospital beds p
Rutland Herald / Posted 3 days ago
of wealthy democracies to be born in.” — The least doctors and hospital beds per capita. — A rank of 26 out of 35 OECD nations in life expectancy. — The most expensive medical system, comprising 17.7 percent of GDP, while 33 million... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korean public servants work up to 1,000 hours more than their OECD counterparts a yearaverage while those in ordinary duties work for 2,271 hours a year. The averag
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 3 days ago
average while those in ordinary duties work for 2,271 hours a year. The average annual working hours of public servants in OECD nations is 1,763 hours. The average overtime working hours in 2016 was 70.4 hours a month in the case of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Trump's Vilification Disregards FactsNiger, Tunisia and elsewhere. There is an aspect of Mr. Trump's remarks that h
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
Niger, Tunisia and elsewhere. There is an aspect of Mr. Trump's remarks that has been overlooked. Among the most developed OECD countries, there is one that, in relative terms, matches Trump 's description. His own. Its situation is also likely to... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Dominic Raab’s claims about the NHSsince the Conservatives have been in office. We don’t have comparable figures f
Channel 4 News / Posted 3 days ago
since the Conservatives have been in office. We don’t have comparable figures for before then. But this report from the OECD shows that the number of doctors in the NHS rose by 50 per cent between 2000 and 2016. This would seem to support Mr... Read more
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Swissinfo
Does a minority rule Switzerland?an argument to discount this important political problem. Swiss voter turnout o
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
an argument to discount this important political problem. Swiss voter turnout on a world scale According to a study by the OECD (2016), Switzerland in its last election had the lowest turnout of any member state. It is also the only country where... Read more
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The Manila Times
FINEX Golden Jubilee Book“is history.” In 2007, The Power to Govern, a compendium of the Organization f
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
“is history.” In 2007, The Power to Govern, a compendium of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Principles of Corporate Governance, as well as several case studies on Philippine corporations and organizations, was... Read more
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dna
Getting corporates to cough up tax moneyThis group makes up 85 per cent of the Gross World Product (GWP). There has in
dna / Posted 5 days ago
This group makes up 85 per cent of the Gross World Product (GWP). There has indeed been a move in this direction. The OECD/G20 Action Plan on BEPS is a multilateral convention that seeks to close loopholes in tax treaties worldwide. India... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why the United States is 'the most dangerous of wealthy nations for a child to be born into'his colleagues compared the U.S. to the other countries in the Organization for
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
his colleagues compared the U.S. to the other countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD. These countries — Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy,... Read more
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The Hill
America was challenged on taxes and Trump answered the callin the three decades after 1986, every other member of the Organization for Eco
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
in the three decades after 1986, every other member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) — the “club” of most leading economies — cut its corporate rate. Whereas in the 1980s, most European corporate rates... Read more
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Gulf News
Adnoc to triple its petrochemical productionin Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) is planning to
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) is planning to increase its crude refining capacity in non-OECD countries by at least 60 per cent and triple its petrochemical production as part of its future growth strategy, its... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
SARS looking considering Bitcoin tax optionsthat technology,”. Carolissen said SARS is working through the Organisation fo
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 7 days ago
that technology,”. Carolissen said SARS is working through the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) recommendations, which include quite detailed information on how cryptocurrencies should be treated. He also added... Read more
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Gulf News
Protecting Asia’s workers from a robot attackignore the fact that most jobs comprise a bundle of tasks, some of which cannot
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
ignore the fact that most jobs comprise a bundle of tasks, some of which cannot be automated. According to a 2016 OECD study that breaks down occupations by task, only 9 per cent of jobs on average across 21 OECD countries are really at... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea elected co-chair of OECD's Southeast Asia programPARIS, Jan. 12 (Yonhap) -- South Korea, along with Thailand, has been elected c
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 7 days ago
PARIS, Jan. 12 (Yonhap) -- South Korea, along with Thailand, has been elected co-chair of the Steering Group of the OECD-run Southeast Asia Regional Programme (SEARP), the South Korean Representative to the Paris-based club of rich nations... Read more
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Weekly Times
Collaboration for best way forwardamong the most efficient in the world, despite challenging climatic conditions
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
among the most efficient in the world, despite challenging climatic conditions and variable rainfall. Unlike many of their OECD counterparts, they are minimally subsidised, and thus have high operational costs. These and other forces have resulted... Read more
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Daily Mail
American children are more likely to die before age 2020 in the US and compared them to 19 other developed nations in the Organizatio
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
20 in the US and compared them to 19 other developed nations in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) including Canada, Australia, France, Sweden, and the UK. In all 20 nations, childhood mortality rates gradually... Read more
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The Hill
Huge public debt makes Trump's promised growth rates impossibleto 1 percent.” When looking at the current debt figures for the 35 Organizatio
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
to 1 percent.” When looking at the current debt figures for the 35 Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries in 2016 and the subsequent GDP growth figures for the decade 2008-2017, a similar pattern is found. There is... Read more
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FOX Business
Brent crude tops $70 a barrel, West Texas Intermediate approaches $65August 2015," said PVM Oil Associates analyst Tamas Varga. "OPEC is edging ever
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
August 2015," said PVM Oil Associates analyst Tamas Varga. "OPEC is edging ever closer to its desired target of reducing OECD industrial stocks to the five-year average." On Wednesday, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude... Read more
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FOX Business
Brent crude tops $70 a barrel, West Texas Intermediate approaches $65August 2015," said PVM Oil Associates analyst Tamas Varga. "OPEC is edging ever
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
August 2015," said PVM Oil Associates analyst Tamas Varga. "OPEC is edging ever closer to its desired target of reducing OECD industrial stocks to the five-year average." On Wednesday, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude... Read more
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Breitbart
Project Fear Redux: As Economy Surges, Anti-Brexit Economists Predict Disaster in Report Funded by Sadiq KhanUK growth and job creation for this year: IMF (1.1%), Barclays (0.7%), Goldman
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
UK growth and job creation for this year: IMF (1.1%), Barclays (0.7%), Goldman (1.4%), NIESR (1.4%), OBR (1.4%), OECD (1.2%), RBS (1%). Nevertheless, the “independent” studies returned to the familiar themes of a jobs massacre and an... Read more
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FOX Business
Oil surges to highest since 2014 as global stocks tightenAugust 2015," said PVM Oil Associates analyst Tamas Varga. "OPEC is edging ever
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
August 2015," said PVM Oil Associates analyst Tamas Varga. "OPEC is edging ever closer to its desired target of reducing OECD industrial stocks to the five-year average." On Thursday, UAE oil minister and current OPEC president Suhail... Read more
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FOX Business
Oil surges to highest since 2014 as global stocks tightenAugust 2015," said PVM Oil Associates analyst Tamas Varga. "OPEC is edging ever
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
August 2015," said PVM Oil Associates analyst Tamas Varga. "OPEC is edging ever closer to its desired target of reducing OECD industrial stocks to the five-year average." On Thursday, UAE oil minister and current OPEC president Suhail... Read more
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The Columbian
U.S. ‘the most dangerous of wealthy nations for a child to be born into’his colleagues compared the U.S. to the other countries in the Organization for
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
his colleagues compared the U.S. to the other countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD. These countries — Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy,... Read more
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