Organization for Economic Cooperation Development
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Location: Paris, France
Budget: EUR 340 million
Secretariat staff: 2 500
150 new titles/ year
The OECD brings together the governments of
countries committed to democracy and the
market economy from around the world to:
• Support sustainable economic growth
• Boost employment
• Raise living standards
• Maintain financial stability
• Assist other countries' economic development
• Contribute to growth in world trade
The OECD also shares expertise and exchanges views
with more than 70 other countries, from Brazil, China,
and Russia to the least developed countries in Africa.
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Monitoring, analysing and forecasting
For more than 40 years, the OECD has been one of the world's largest and most reliable sources of comparable statistics, and economic and social data. As well as collecting data, the OECD monitors trends, analyses and forecasts economic developments and researches social changes or evolving patterns in trade, environment, agriculture, technology, taxation and more.
The Organisation provides a setting where governments compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practice and coordinate domestic and international policies.
Engagement and Enhanced enlargement
In May 2007, OECD countries agreed to invite Chile, Estonia, Israel, Russia and Slovenia to open discussions for membership of the Organisation and offered enhanced engagement, with a view to possible membership, to Brazil, China, India, Indonesia and South Africa.
The OECD is one of the world’s largest publishers in the fields of economics and public policy. OECD publications are a prime vehicle for disseminating the Organisation's intellectual output, both on paper and online.
Information about publications is available through the OECD Online Bookshop and through SourceOECD, its groundbreaking online library of statistical databases, books and periodicals.