OECD Insights

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ISSN :
1993-6753 (online)
ISSN :
1993-6745 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19936753
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OECD Insights are a series of reader-friendly books that use OECD analysis and data to introduce some of today’s most pressing social and economic issues. They are written for the non-specialist reader, including interested laypeople, older high-school students and university freshmen. The books use straightforward language, avoid technical terms, and illustrate theory with real-world examples. They also feature statistics drawn from the OECD’s unique collection of internationally comparable data. Online, you can find a number of special features to enhance each book’s educational potential.

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    11 Apr 2013 Click to Access:  Economic Globalisation
Jean-Yves Huwart , Loïc Verdier
This publication reviews the major turning points in the history of economic integration, and in particular the pace at which it has accelerated since the 1990s. It also considers its impact in four crucial areas, namely employment, development, the...
    25 June 2012 Click to Access:  From Aid to Development
Brian Keeley
This book explores the multi-faceted world of aid and development co-operation. It traces the history of aid, explains where it come from and where it’s going, and asks whether it’s achieving as much as it could.
    10 Sep 2010 Click to Access:  From Crisis to Recovery
Brian Keeley, Patrick Love
From Crisis to Recovery traces the causes, course and consequences of the "Great Recession". It explains how a global build up of liquidity, coupled with poor regulation, created a financial crisis that quickly began to make itself felt in the real...
    28 July 2010 Click to Access:  Fisheries
Patrick Love
This book uses the expertise of the OECD to assess issues in the fisheries industry, and describes the challenges facing those who work in the industry.
    18 Aug 2009 Click to Access:  International Migration
Brian Keeley
Examines the reality of international migration today, including where migrants come from and go to, how governments manage migration, how migrants perform in education and the workforce and migration's impact on developing countries.
    19 May 2009 Click to Access:  International Trade
Patrick Love, Ralph Lattimore
Argues that prosperity has rarely, if ever, been achieved or sustained without trade. Trade alone, however, is not enough; policies targeting employment, education, health and other issues are also needed to promote well-being and tackle the...
    02 Dec 2008 Click to Access:  Sustainable Development
Tracey Strange, Anne Bayley
A succinct examination of the concept of sustainable development: what it means; how it is impacted by globalisation, production and consumption; how it can be measured; and what can be done to promote it.
    20 Feb 2007 Click to Access:  Human Capital
Brian Keeley
This book explores the impact of education and learning on our societies and lives and examines what countries are doing to provide education and training to support people throughout their lives.
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