• OECD.org 2020/12/10

    The websites www.oecdobserver.org and www.observateurocde.org are due to close shortly, end 2020 or early 2021. The plan is to move all individual articles and most other content that have been published on this website since it was launche...

  • OECD.org 2020/11/26

    Tim Berners-Lee, who is widely acclaimed as the father of the worldwide web, once reportedly asked how long a year was on the web, three months? And so was born the internet year. The OECD Observer magazine was founded in 1962, and our web...

  • OECD.org 2020/11/6

    Natural hazards can lead to costly disasters, which is why public authorities must work hard to reduce risks and to be prepared financially. What can governments do to strengthen their fiscal resilience?

  • OECD.org 2020/11/6

    “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” William Shakespeare’s advice in All’s Well that Ends Well still applies today. After the 2008 financial crisis, it appears that people took his advice, particularly about trust. Citizens lost trust...

  • OECD.org 2020/11/6

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, who announced on 10 July that he would not be seeking an additional mandate to lead the organisation, issued this statement:

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