• Drug spending in the spotlight

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    The high cost of new specialty drugs has led to accusations of profiteering by the pharmaceutical industry, generating debate about the industry pricing model. With healthcare budgets under increasing pressure, the issue is set to remain in the political and public spotlight in the years ahead. How much do governments and citizens pay for drugs today? And is a rise in pharmaceutical spending inevitable? For more info, read Health at a Glance 2015 at http://www.oecd.org/els/hea... Show less
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    • OECD Week 2015: Investing in the future: People, Planet, Prosperity - Duration: 4 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      The OECD Forum and Ministerial Council Meeting 2015 took place on 2-4 June 2015. ‌It explored the importance of investment in placing our economies on sustainable growth paths while addressing ineq...
    • Jobs outlook improving but unemployment still too high - Duration: 78 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      The jobs recovery is slowly gathering pace, but employment will remain well below pre-crisis levels in many countries, especially in Europe, through to the end of 2016. The jobs mix has shifted tow...
    • Alcohol: tackling heavy cost of harmful drinking - Duration: 2 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 6 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.

      • 8 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.

      • 9 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.

      • 9 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.

      • 11 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.

      • 1 year 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.

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      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.
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    • Three things you need to know about climate change - Duration: 3 minutes, 56 seconds.

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      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.

      • 1 year 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...
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