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OECD Reviews of Health Systems: Mexico 2016 Trends Shaping Education 2016 OECD Economic Surveys: Norway 2016

The Mexican health care system has made great progress during the last decade – but the remaining challenges are daunting: Press release | Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Trends Shaping Education 2016: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

OECD Economic Surveys: Norway 2016: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

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COMMONWEALTH

Non-Tariff Measures and the Post-Bali Agenda: Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics on Commonwealth iLibrary

Mobile Technology and Trade in Sub-Saharan Africa: Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics on Commonwealth iLibrary

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NORDIC REGION
Future of biodiversity in the Barents Region

Future of biodiversity in the Barents Region: Read and share | Book on Norden iLibrary

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AGRICULTURE/FOOD/FISHERIES
Chinese Cabbage Cherries Mitigating Droughts and Floods in Agriculture

Chinese Cabbage: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Cherries: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Mitigating Droughts and Floods in Agriculture: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

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BUSINESS & MARKETS
Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2016

Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2016: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Financial Education Policies in Asia and the Pacific: Working paper

Annual Survey of Investment Regulation of Pension Funds: Database

Draft Recommendation of the Council on Disaster Risk Financing Strategies: Public consultation

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DEVELOPMENT
Multi-dimensional Review of Kazakhstan Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2016

Multi-dimensional Review of Kazakhstan: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2016: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Mind the skills gap! Regional and industry patterns in emerging economies: Working paper

Using Outcome Indicators to Improve Policies: Working paper

Sahel and West Africa Club Calendar 2016: Online Calendar

Sahel and West Africa NewsBrief: 19-25 January 2016

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-Geographical Distribution of Financial Flows to Developing Countries 2016: Book listing

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS
OECD Journal: Economic Studies, Volume 2015 Issue 1 OECD Economic Surveys: Norway 2016 Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2016

OECD Journal: Economic Studies, Volume 2015 Issue 1: Book on OECD iLibrary

OECD Economic Surveys: Norway 2016: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2016: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Economics Department Working Papers:
-1272. Austria's separate gender roles model was popular in the past, but is becoming a constraint for comprehensive wellbeing
-1273. Towards more gender equality in Austria
-1274. Who are the top 1% earners in Europe?
-1275. Adjusting fiscal balances for the business cycle
-1276. How can South Africa's tax system meet revenue raising challenges?

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-OECD Economic Surveys: Finland 2016: Book listing

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ECONOMIC STATISTICS
Quarterly National Accounts, Volume 2015 Issue 3 Main Economic Indicators, Volume 2016 Issue 1 OECD Quarterly International Trade Statistics Volume 2015, Issue 3

Quarterly National Accounts, Volume 2015 Issue 3: Read and share | Book on OECD iLibrary

Main Economic Indicators, Volume 2016 Issue 1: Read and share | Book on OECD iLibrary

OECD Quarterly International Trade Statistics Volume 2015, Issue 3: Read and share | Book on OECD iLibrary

Composite Leading Indicators (CLI), OECD, December 2015: Press release

OECD unemployment rate down to 6.6% in October 2015: Press release

G20 GDP growth stable at 0.7% in the third quarter of 2015: Press release

System of unit labour cost, OECD - Updated: December 2015: Press release

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EDUCATION
Trends Shaping Education 2016

Trends Shaping Education 2016: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Learning support staff: Working Paper

Who wants to become a teacher?: PISA In Focus

Does it matter how much time students spend on line outside of school?: PISA In Focus

Pisa For Development Technical Strand A: Working Paper

Who are the bachelor's and master's graduates?: Education Indicators In Focus

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-Low-Performing Students: Book listing

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EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL AFFAIRS
OECD Reviews of Labour Market and Social Policies: Colombia 2016

OECD Reviews of Labour Market and Social Policies: Colombia 2016: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Local economic strategies for ageing labour markets - Marijampolė's Third Age University in Lithuania: Working paper

Local economic strategies for ageing labour markets - The Life Skills project in Neath Port Talbot and Swansea, West Wales, UK: Working paper

Local economic strategies for ageing labour markets - The Canadian Targeted Initiative for Older Workers in Fort St. James, British Columbia: Working paper

Local economic strategies for ageing labour markets - Management practices for productivity gains of older workers: Working paper

Measuring Labour Market Security and Assessing its Implications for Individual Well-Being: Working paper

OECD unemployment rate stable at 6.6% in November 2015: Press release

OECD employment rate increases to 66.2% in the third quarter of 2015: Press release

Forthcoming
-Making Integration Work: Book listing

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ENERGY
Energy Prices and Taxes, Volume 2015 Issue 4 Oil, Gas, Coal and Electricity, Volume 2016 Issue 1

Energy Prices and Taxes, Volume 2015 Issue 4: Book on OECD iLibrary

Oil, Gas, Coal and Electricity, Volume 2016 Issue 1: Book on OECD iLibrary

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-Alternative Futures for Global Food and Agriculture: Book listing

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ENVIRONMENT
Mitigating Droughts and Floods in Agriculture

Mitigating Droughts and Floods in Agriculture: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Forthcoming
-Alternative Futures for Global Food and Agriculture: Book listing

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HEALTH
OECD Reviews of Health Systems: Mexico 2016

The Mexican health care system has made great progress during the last decade – but the remaining challenges are daunting: Press release | Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

The number of visits to emergency departments has increased over the past decade in almost all OECD countries: Graph of the Month

Forthcoming
-OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality: United Kingdom 2016: Book listing

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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
The Changing Face of Strategic Crisis Management

The Changing Face of Strategic Crisis Management: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Development of High-speed Networks and the Role of Municipal Networks: Working Paper

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NUCLEAR ENERGY

Nuclear Energy: Combating Climate Change: Video

NEA Monthly News Bulletin: January 2015

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PUBLIC GOVERNANCE & MANAGEMENT
Hungary: Reforming the State Territorial Administration 
The Korean Public Procurement Service Improving ISSSTE's Public Procurement for Better Results

Hungary: Reforming the State Territorial Administration: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

The Korean Public Procurement Service: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Improving ISSSTE's Public Procurement for Better Results: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

2015 Indicators of Regulatory Policy and Governance: Working Paper

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SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & INDUSTRY
The Future of Productivity

The Future of Productivity: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

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SMEs & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Social Impact Investment

Social Impact Investment: Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

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TAXATION
Revenue Statistics 2015

Corporate tax revenues falling, putting higher burdens on individuals: Press release | Read and share | Book on Online Bookshop | Book on OECD iLibrary

Signing ceremony on Wednesday 27 January 2016 to mark major milestone towards implementation of OECD/G20 BEPS Project: Webpage

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TRADE
International Trade by Commodity Statistics, Volume 2015 Issue 5

International Trade by Commodity Statistics, Volume 2015 Issue 5: Read and share | Book on OECD iLibrary

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TRANSPORT

International Transport Forum Newsletter: December 2015

Transport Policy Matters: Blog

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URBAN, RURAL AND REGIONAL POLICY

Using Outcome Indicators to Improve Policies: Working paper

Local economic strategies for ageing labour markets - Marijampolė's Third Age University in Lithuania: Working paper

Local economic strategies for ageing labour markets - The Life Skills project in Neath Port Talbot and Swansea, West Wales, UK: Working paper

Local economic strategies for ageing labour markets - The Canadian Targeted Initiative for Older Workers in Fort St. James, British Columbia: Working paper

Local economic strategies for ageing labour markets - Management practices for productivity gains of older workers: Working paper

Measuring Labour Market Security and Assessing its Implications for Individual Well-Being: Working paper

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