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OECD forecasts ‘long road’ for global economic recovery

Economic experts have slightly raised their expectations for global economic recovery based on fresh economic data. The Paris-based organization foresaw economic expansion of 2.7%, up from 2.6% in its last report in March. Despite the improvement,...

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How the world of work is changing

Chile is to cut the working week from 45 to 40 hours — a stark contrast to the 48 hours of toil across the rest of Latin America. From four-day weeks to remote work, DW...

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Ireland: Government set to abandon 12.5% tax rate, report

Ireland has long been seen as an outlier on corporation tax, particularly in the European Union. But suggestions it is willing to increase its rate comes as pressure mounts on Dublin to fall in line...

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Apple tax ruling for Ireland shines light on global tax avoidance

Last week Ireland welcomed a court ruling that denied it more than €14 billion of Apple money in back taxes. It has brought its tax regime into sharp focus, but the problem is global as...

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Is inequality good or bad for the economy?

The gap between the rich and the poor has been widening in most countries. Economists are analyzing the potential consequences, among them pundits at the IMF which is holding its spring meeting in Washington this...

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Globalization, the new “Hangzhou consensus” and the Trump election

It is fashionable to mock the major world summits. It is also fashionable to blame globalization for all our ills. Lastly, it is fashionable to predict a China’s economic collapse. Actually, the last G20 meeting...

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OECD sees growth slowing as emerging markets lose steam

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) expects slower global growth in the decades ahead. It blames ageing Western populations and lagging productivity in emerging economies for the slowdown. Global gross domestic product (GDP)...

Exporting nations more lenient to foreign corporate bribery

Transparency International has said governments in many OECD nations have become less inclined to fight companies that use bribery to get contracts abroad. It cited budgetary reasons to be behind the backsliding. The anti-corruption watchdog...

G20 to chart road to recovery as growth fears mount

G20 finance ministers and central bankers are meeting in Moscow to tackle emerging threats to growth. Their agenda includes the jobs crisis in Europe, currency fears in emerging nations and corporate tax avoidance. The two-day...

OECD predicts record eurozone unemployment for 2014

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) believes unemployment in the eurozone will reach a new record by the end of 2014. In other industrialized countries job creation will be picking up slowly. Mass...