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OECD economies and the world today : trends, prospects, and OECD statistics /
consultant editor, Adam Jolly.
imprint
London ; Sterling, VA : Kogan Page in association with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, 2003.
description
xx, 244 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
ISBN
0749437812 (pbk.)
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London ; Sterling, VA : Kogan Page in association with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, 2003.
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0749437812 (pbk.)
catalogue key
4877669
 
Includes bibliographical references.
A Look Inside
First Chapter
Foreword James E Copeland Jr, Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Introduction About the OECD How the OECD collects its statistics 1 Performance of OECD economies 1.1 New patterns of globalization Candice Stevens, Head of the Industry Division, Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, OECD 1.2 Productivity growth Robert H. McGuckin, Director of Economic Research and Bart van Ark, Consulting Director, International Economic Research, The Conference Board 1.3 Ireland and globalization Bertie Ahern T.D., The Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) 1.4 The Finnish economic model Johannes Koroma, Director General of TT, The Finnish Confederation of Industry and Employers OECD statistics: Gross domestic product, 2001 Economic growth and performance Sectoral contributions to gross value added Business statistics, 1999 Services: Value added 2 Emerging and transition economies 2.1 Momentum in Monterrey Louise Frechette, Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations 2.2 Making markets work for the poor Carol Graham, Senior Fellow and Co-Director, Center on Social and Economic Dynamics, The Brookings Institution 2.3 China and the world economy Charles Pigott, OECD 2.4 Prospects for another investment boom? Joseph Tse, Tax Partner and Joanna Ip, Manager, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu 3 Trade 3.1 Trade after Doha Maria Livanos Cattaui, Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce 3.2 International trade and poverty reduction Kevin Watkins, Senior Policy Advisor, Oxfam OECD statistics: Trade, 2000 4 Finance and investment 4.1 The future of money Barrie Stevens, International Futures Programme, OECD 4.2 Towards a more benign financial stability outlook? Svein Andresen, Secretary General, Financial Stability Forum 4.3 New statistics on central government debt Hans Blommestein, Head, Emerging Markets Programme, OECD 4.4 Disaster recovery and contingency planning - the legacy of 11 September Joe Anastasio, Partner, Capco OECD statistics: Institutional investment and privatization Direct investment Domestic and foreign finance 5 Delivery of public services 5.1 Managing conflicts of interest János Bertók, Governance and the Role of State, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD 5.2 The challenges of retirement departure in the public service Elsa Pilichowski, Public Management Programme, OECD 5.3 Governments and globalization Frank Wilson, Partner-in-Charge, Global Public Sector Group, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu 5.4 Tri-partite partnerships Ken Caplan, Business Partners for Development OECD statistics: Government sector, 2000 6 Tax 6.1 Trends in tax burdens 69 Christopher Heady, Head, Tax Policy and Statistics Division, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, OECD 6.2 Environmentally related taxes Jean-Philippe Barde, Head, National Policies Division, Nils Axel Braathen, National Policies Division, Environment Directorate, OECD and Christopher Heady, Head, Tax Policy and Statistics Division, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, OECD 6.3 The ever-changing landscape of e-tax Marty McClintock, International Tax Partner, Deloitte & Touche, San Jose OECD statistics: Taxation, 1999 7 Competition and regulatory reform 7.1 Improving regulatory practices in OECD countries César Córdova-Novion, Regulatory Reform Programme, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD 7.2 Levels of economic freedom Fred McMahon, Director, Centre for Globalization Studies, Fraser Institute 8 Money laundering 8.1 Terrorist financing Clarie Lo, President, Financial Action Task Force 8.2 The complexities of combating money laundering Mark Tantam, European Head, Deloitte & Touche Counter-Money Laundering Services and Nick Matthews, Director, Forensic and Dispute Consulting, Deloitte & Touche 9 Bribery and corruption 9.1 Enforcing the anti-bribery convention Enery Quiñones, Head, Anti-Corruption Division, Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, OECD 9.2 The fight against bribery and corruption Peter Eigen, Chairman, Transparency International 9.3 Russia's fight against corruption Alexander Ikonnikov, Executive Director, Russian Investor Protection Association 10 Corporate governance and accountability 10.1 Corporate governance, investment and market integrity Mats Isaksson, Head, Corporate Affairs Division, OECD 10.2 Corporate responsibility Kathryn Gordon, Senior Economist, Capital Movements, International Investment and Services, OECD 10.3 Conformance and performance Martyn Jones, Technical Partner Corporate Governance, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Rick Murray, Chief Claims Strategist, Swiss Re 10.4 Corporate accountability and labour rights in the global economy John Evans, General Secretary, Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD 11 Environment and sustainable development 11.1 Sustainable consumption Adriana Zacarías Farah, Environmental Consultant, Environment Directorate, OECD 11.2 Indicators to measure decoupling of environmental pressure from economic growth Kenneth G Ruffing, Acting Director, Environment Directorate, OECD 11.3 Mining, metals and sustainable development Jay D Hair, Secretary General, International Council on Mining and Metals 11.4 Climate policy: approaching a point of no return Bill Hare, Climate Policy Director, Greenpeace International 11.5 Reporting sustainability Preben Soerensen, Global Leader, Environment & Sustainability Group, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu OECD statistics: Environment: Resources Environment: Emissions and pollution 12 Energy 12.1 All a matter of timing Fiona Davies, International Energy Agency 12.2 Electricity market reform Jan Murray, Deputy Secretary General, World Energy Council OECD statistics: Energy: Supply, 2000; Energy: Production, 2000; Energy consumption and electricity generation, 2000 13 Transport 13.1 Ageing and transport Martine Micozzi, Research Administrator, Road Transport Research Programme, OECD 13.2 Sustainable mobility John Boesel, President, Weststart 13.3 Worldwide upheavals in road systems Ansgar Kauf, Director of Programmes, International Road Federation OECD statistics: Transport, 2000 14 Science and innovation 14.1 Mobilizing science for innovation Jean Guinet, Science and Technology Policy Division, Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, OECD 14.2 Reforming public sector research Gudrun Maass and Yukiko Fukasaku, Science and Technology Policy Division, Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, OECD OECD statistics: Research and development 15 The network economy 15.1 Beyond the hype Pekka Lindroos, Information, Computer and Communications Policy Division, Directorate for Science Technology and Industry, OECD. 15.2 The extended enterprise Anne Taylor, Leader, Global Network Economy, Richard Punt, Leader, Global Extended Enterprise and Steve Wagner, Leader, Global Extended Enterprise, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu 15.3 Investing in knowledge Dr Dae-Whan Chang, President & Publisher, Maeil Business Newspaper, and Executive Chairman of the World Knowledge Forum 15.4 E-commerce Jean-Louis Guérin, Economist, CEPII 16 Education and skills 16.1 Knowledge and skills for life Andreas Schleicher, Indicators and Analysis Division, Directorate for Education, OECD 16.2 Levels of educational attainment Peter Scherer, OECD 16.3 Lifelong learning policies in the knowledge society Roland Schneider, Senior Policy Advisor to the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD 16.4 E-learning Lars Hyland, Director, Epic Group plc 17 Employment 17.1 Improving job opportunities Raymond Torres, Head of the Employment Analysis and Policy Division, OECD 17.2 The global challenges of youth employment Poonam Ahluwalia, Director, Youth Employment Summit 17.3 Becoming an employer of choice: lessons from the United States and Europe Robert Levering, CoFounder, Great Place to Work® Institute 18 Migration and mobility 18.1 International mobility of highly-skilled workers Dominique Guellec, Economic Analysis and Statistics Division and Mario Cervantes, Science and Technology Policy Division, Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, OECD 18.2 Migration after 11 September Brunson McKinley, Director General, International Organization for Migration 19 Health and safety 19.1 Keeping track of health and health spending amongst OECD countries Gaétan Lafortune and David Morgan, Health Policy Unit, OECD 19.2 Investing in health, investing in our common future Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, Director-General, World Health Organization 19.3 Food safety Alan Randell, Secretary, Codex Alimentarius Commission, FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme 20 Insurance, pensions and the ageing society 20.1 Shifting risks David Lindeman, Senior Analyst and Russel Galer, Administrator, Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, OECD 20.2 Regulating and supervising private pensions André Laboul, Head, Financial Affairs Division and Juan Yermo, Financial Affairs Division, Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, OECD 20.3 Golden opportunity or paradise lost? Chris Gentle, European Research Director, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
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Summaries
Main Description
The OECD's database of economic, environmental and social statistics is respected as a guide to global development. This yearbook, covering 2002, draws out the trends from the statistics and looks at future prospects through a series of authoritative commentaries.
Main Description
The 30 countries of the OECD represent the heart of the developed world. Its database of economic, environmental and social statistics is one of the richest and most respected available and is unrivalled as a guide to global development. This influential new publication draws out trends from the statistics and looks at future prospects through a series of authoritative commentaries from leading members of the OECD, relevant NGO's and some of the world's leading professional service firms, banks and international corporations.Content includes: Future indicators; Performance of OECD economies; Emerging and transition economies: Finance, investment and privatization; Sustainable development; Corporate governance and accountability; Competition; Regulatory reform; Tax; Money laundering; Bribery and corruption; Enterprise; E-commerce; Information and communications technology; Science and innovation; Education and skills; Employment: migration and mobility; Health; Social inclusion; Pensions and the ageing society; Management of public services; Energy; environment; Transport.Planned as an annual overview, the "OECD Yearbook 2002" will be an essential reference source for boardrooms, government strategists and decision-makers worldwide.
Main Description
The 30 countries of the OECD represent the heart of the developed world. Its database of economic, environmental and social statistics is one of the richest and most respected available and is unrivalled as a guide to global development. This influential new publication draws out trends from the statistics and looks at future prospects through a series of authoritative commentaries from leading members of the OECD, relevant NGO's and some of the world's leading professional service firms, banks and international corporations. Content includes: Future indicators; Performance of OECD economies; Emerging and transition economies: Finance, investment and privatization; Sustainable development; Corporate governance and accountability; Competition; Regulatory reform; Tax; Money laundering; Bribery and corruption; Enterprise; E-commerce; Information and communications technology; Science and innovation; Education and skills; Employment: migration and mobility; Health; Social inclusion; Pensions and the ageing society; Management of public services; Energy; environment; Transport. Planned as an annual overview, the "OECD Yearbook 2002" will be an essential reference source for boardrooms, government strategists and decision-makers worldwide.
Long Description
The 30 countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) represent the heart of the developed world. The OECD's database of economic, environmental and social statistics is respected as a guide to global development. This publication draws out trends from the statistics and looks at future prospects through a series of authoritative commentaries from leading members of the OECD, relevant NGOs and some of the world's leading professional service firms, banks and international corporations. Planned as an annual overview, the yearbook should be a useful reference source for boardrooms, government strategists, and decision-makers world-wide.
Bowker Data Service Summary
'The World's Economy Today' draws out trends from the statistics and looks at future prospects through a series of authoritative commentaries from leading members of the OECD, relevant NGOs and some of the world's leading banks.
Table of Contents
Performance of OECD economies
Emerging and transition economies
Finance, investment and privatization
Sustainable development
Corporate governance and accountability
Competition
Regulatory reform
Tax
Money laundering
Bribery and corruption
Enterprise
E-commerce
Information and communications technology
Science and innovation
Education and skills
Employment
Migration and mobility
Health
Social inclusion
Pensions and the ageing society
Management of public services
Energy
Environment
Transport
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