Croatian 15-year-olds still underperform in PISA survey

Croatian 15-year-olds are still below the average performance in reading, mathematics and science compared with their peers in member countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), shows the latest edition of the PISA survey (Programme for International Student Assessment) survey, conducted in 72 countries in 2015.

Terrorism deaths in OECD countries increase more than sevenfold

The number of deaths caused by terrorism increased more than sevenfold in developed countries in 2015, as attacks orchestrated or inspired by the extremist group Islamic State spread across the world, according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI).

Asylum applications to OECD countries doubled to 1.65 million in 2015

Some 1.65 million people applied for asylum in the world's most developed nations in 2015

OECD: Employment levels improving, but wages remain stagnant

Employment in advanced economies is slowly improving, but wages remain low, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said Thursday.

Brexit would create long-term drag on British economy, OECD says

A British vote to leave the European Union would create a long-term drag on the country's economy and dampen global trade growth, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said Wednesday.

China, West trade blame over steel crisis at OECD talks

China and the West traded blame Monday over the crisis plaguing the global steel sector, as the world's top-producing countries met in Brussels amid efforts to keep their industries from buckling under the pressure of overproduction.

Ailing steel producers hunt for solutions at OECD conference

Officials from the world's top steel-producing countries were meeting in Brussels on Monday, amid efforts to keep their industry from buckling under the pressure of global overproduction.

OECD: Panama to comply with international tax reporting

Panama will comply with international standards for automatic tax information sharing, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Secretary-General Angel Gurria says.

OECD tax chiefs meet to discuss Panama Papers scandal

The heads of tax authorities from 46 countries were to meet in Paris to discuss a joint response to the Panama Papers on Wednesday, one day after authorities raided the headquarters of the law firm at the centre of the major data leak.

OECD calls on Germany to step up economic reforms

Germany has failed to exploit its solid growth performance and healthy state finances to invest in its economy and to implement much needed reforms, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development said on Tuesday.

OECD dubs Panama "last major holdout" on tax transparency

Following the revelations that Panama has 214,000 so-called letterbox companies, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Tuesday accused the Central American country of serious shortcomings.

Greek poverty and inequality must be fought, OECD report says

The poverty and inequality that have arisen in Greece since the start of the financial crisis need to be addressed urgently, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a report published Thursday.

Survey shows financial literacy in Croatia average

Financial literacy in Croatia is average, but a bigger problem than that is the discrepancy between financial literacy and financial behaviour, shows a survey published on Thursday.

OECD, UN refugee agency chiefs call for better integration in Europe

The heads of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) called Thursday for better integration of asylum seekers in Europe.