Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: "Currently tax planning results in locating the profits in tax havens where nothing is happening. BEPS is rewriting the international tax rules to realign the location of the profits and the real activity."
Catherine L. Mann has been appointed as the new OECD Chief Economist. She replaces Pier Carlo Padoan, who became Italy’s minister of economy and finance in February 2014, and will take up her post in October. Ms Mann will be the second woman in the OECD's 50-year history to be chief economist.Click for bio.
"Governments that can demonstrate that they are reliable, fair and responsive can reap a trust dividend with tangible economic and social benefits."
- Rolf Alter, Director of Public Governance, in OECD Yearbook 2014
OECD Data Lab: Interactive charts displaying a broad range of macroeconomic indicators from the OECD Economic Outlook 2014.
How do you measure a Better Life?
The OECD has launched a new interactive infographic where visitors can explore the priorities of people worldwide. Be a part of it. Create and share your Better Life Index.