• Discrimination and poor job prospects hit children of immigrants

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    The legacy of where you or your parents were born still casts a long shadow on your life chances. The children of immigrants continue to face major difficulties integrating in OECD countries, especially in the European Union, where their poor educational outcomes leave many struggling to find work, according to a new OECD/EU report. Show less
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    • Alcohol: tackling heavy cost of harmful drinking - Duration: 2 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      Alcohol consumption has fallen slightly in OECD countries over the past twenty years. But young people and women are drinking more. Alcohol is becoming more easily available, more affordable and ad...
    • Gender Equality in Education - Duration: 97 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      Education systems have made major strides to close gender gaps in student performance but girls and boys remain deeply divided in career choices, which are being made much earlier than commonly tho...
    • Time to act on mental health - Duration: 91 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      The costs of poor mental health are high: the total cost of mental illness is estimated at around 3.5% of GDP. People with mild to moderate disorders, such as anxiety or depression, are twice as li...
    • Putting the global economy on a more virtuous path - Duration: 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      Determined and systemic action to implement a comprehensive reform agenda across a wide range of policy areas offers governments the best chance to boost weak demand, restore healthy economic growt...
    • Global economy stuck in low gear - Duration: 3 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      Modest global economic forecasts, continuing high unemployment and serious downside risks should spur governments with a greater sense of urgency to fully employ monetary, fiscal and structural pol...
    • Rethinking development aid - Duration: 3 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      The OECD is working to devise a new, broader measure of official support for development to reflect big changes since the concept of ODA -- or official development assistance -- was devised. Privat...
    • Lucha contra el fraude fiscal - Duration: 3 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      El secreto bancario a efectos fiscales está llegando a su fin a medida que un número creciente de países se está comprometiendo a un intercambio automático de información. Pronto los evasores fisca...
    • Crackdown on tax evasion - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      Bank secrecy for tax purposes is coming to an end as a growing number of countries commit to automatic exchange of information. Soon there will be nowhere left for tax cheats to hide.
      For more in...
    • Three things you need to know about climate change - Duration: 3 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      World leaders, business heads and civil society representatives at the UN Climate Summit in September 2014 and the COP20 talks in December in Lima will discuss ways to reduce greenhouse emissions, ...
    • Educational mobility slows in industrialised world, says OECD - Duration: 3 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director of Education and Skills, explores why access to education continues to expand worldwide but the socio-economic divisions between tertiary-educated adults and the r...
    • Wages since the crisis - Duration: 107 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      Most workers have seen their wages and earnings rise little or even fall since the crisis. This video explores why and explains who has been affected.

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    • Helping teachers succeed - Duration: 2 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      The best education systems need competent, motivated teachers. So who are today's teachers and what drives them? To find out, the OECD surveyed over 100,000 teachers of children aged 11 to 16 in 34...
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