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Poorest in US Consume More Than Most in Europe
Americans in the bottom 20 percent of income-earners buy more consumer goods and services than the national averages for people living in most of the wealthiest nations of the world, ...
August 26, 2019
OECD, MaRS Commend Canada’s Targeted Immigration Programs
Of note is Canada’s “Express Entry” (EE) program, introduced in 2015 under Stephen Harper’s Conservative government and since ...
August 15, 2019
OECD Report Highlights Canada’s Economic Immigration System as ‘Benchmark’ for Other Countries
Canada's economic immigration system has received high praise in a new OECD report, which commended it as a ...
August 13, 2019
China’s Policy Stimulus May Worsen Economic Distortions: OECD
BEIJING—China's stimulus measures will shore up economic growth this year and next but may undermine the country's drive ...
April 16, 2019
Criminal Law in Snc-Lavalin Case Rarely Makes It to Canadian Courtrooms
OTTAWA—The criminal law at the heart of the SNC−Lavalin saga dogging the federal Liberals has led to charges in ...
March 14, 2019
The Canadian Press
Trump Deals Blow to Global Tax Bureaucracy
U.S. President Donald Trump shook up the recent G7 meeting in Canada by declining to sign a joint ...
June 23, 2018
Geopolitical Intelligence Services
Drug Pricing Reform Seeks to Lower Prices for Americans
President Donald Trump laid out his vision for lower drug prices on May 11, announcing a major action ...
May 16, 2018
Countries With Best Maternity Leave Benefits
Paid maternity leave—a contentious issue in the United States—is available for mothers (and sometimes fathers) in developed countries around the ...
April 28, 2016
The World Is More Educated Than It’s Ever Been—How?
More people are going to school and university than ever before. That's the largely positive picture of the ...
January 26, 2016
What on Earth Is the Point of the G20?
In the wake of the atrocities in Paris on Nov. 13, it is no surprise that the Group ...
November 16, 2015
How to Fix Global Growth
A China-led trade slowdown is putting the brakes on growth, but the OECD thinks easy monetary policy and ...
November 14, 2015
Trade Slowdown Points to World Recession Risk, Watchdog Says
A slowdown in international trade could be a harbinger of a new recession for the world's leading economies, ...
November 9, 2015
The Associated Press
OECD’s New Tax Proposals Won’t Stop Companies Shifting Profits to Tax Havens
The news has been full of stories about how companies such as Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Starbucks and ...
October 7, 2015
Why the French Are Drinking Less Wine
A new OECD study reveals long-held drinking traditions in Europe are changing.
May 13, 2015
US Immigrants Just as Smart as Average Americans, and That’s a Double-Edged Sword
Immigrants come to United States with significantly lower English, math, and problem solving skills than those of Americans.
March 1, 2015
Why Are Rock Bottom Oil Prices Not Fueling Greater Economic Growth?
Why it may be better for the economy if oil prices are high.
February 9, 2015
Are We Facing Another Financial Crisis?
Taken at face value, David Cameron’s warning this week about risks in the global economy sounds like it ...
November 19, 2014
G-20 Leaders Set Goals, but Can They Meet Them?
Under pressure to jolt the lethargic world economy back to life, leaders of G-20 nations on Sunday finalized ...
November 16, 2014
Illegal Immigration in Italy: Concerns About European Triton Program
The Mediterranean, seen as the southern edge of Europe, is where Italy is at the forefront in tackling ...
November 15, 2014
OECD Concerned Over Income Inequality
Occupy protesters probably weren’t expecting status-quo economic groups like the IMF and OECD to back up claims that ...
April 30, 2014
OECD Suggests Canada Lagged in Job Creation Post Recession
A recent report from the Paris-based OECD suggests that Canada’s employment record is not near the best. According ...
April 23, 2014
The Canadian Press
US Lags Behind China on Student Math Skills, PISA Results
The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) released its 2012 results on Dec. 3 showing Shanghai—the only listed ...
December 4, 2013
Canada Ranks Last in Environmental Protection: OECD Index
Canada has placed dead last among wealthy countries in an OECD ranking for environmental protection.
November 18, 2013
OECD Backs Carbon Taxes and ETS
In yet another blow to the Coalition’s climate change plans the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) ...
November 6, 2013
Irish Pension Scheme Needs Simplifying Says OECD
Ireland needs to make its pension system simpler and fairer so that everyone gets sufficient income for a ...
April 24, 2013
Boom in Temporary Migrant Workers Creates a Vulnerable Workforce, Increases Workplace Inequality
In 2013, for the first time in Canadian history, retirees will outnumber young people entering the workforce.
March 20, 2013
Canada Might Be Going Dutch But The Real Problem Is Productivity: OECD
PARLIAMENT HILL—Call it Dutch disease if you like, but the real problem facing Canada’s economy isn’t a high ...
June 13, 2012
2020 Dems Who Warned About Eating Meat Rally Support at Steak Fry in Iowa
Defiant Hong Kong Protesters Face Off With Police, Denouncing Police’s Power Abuse
Biden Denies Talking to Son About Ukraine Business Dealings
Iran’s Military Leaders Say They Will Leave No Safety Zone for Enemies After US Announces Troop Deployment
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Australian PM Pledges $150 Million to Support NASA’s Mission to Mars
Joe Kennedy Formally Announces His Bid for US Senate
2 Dead, 9 Injured During Packed Night Club Shooting in South Carolina