OECD public governance director Marcos Bonturi is in charge of the campaign against illicit goods

Pirated goods criminals step up use of free trade zones – OECD

Wed 21 Mar

Editor's Insight: The global trade in fake goods is worth two to four times more than the taxes multinationals are accused of dodging. 

KPMG partner John Cantin says other countries "have taken a more partisan approach to what is in their national interest."

NZ out of step with trading partners in signing up for Double Tax Agreements

Thu 1 Feb

New Zealand has some 40 Double Tax Agreements.

Former PM Helen Clark would have noticed New Zealand slipping down the Human Development Index

How the world scored NZ in 2017: 25 not-so-dubious achievements

Holiday Review 5

How 25 of this year's international benchmarks rank the country's performance in business and wealth, human rights and social wellbeing.

OECD chief economist Catherine Mann says "The idea that we are going to get higher growth and higher real wage growth without any technological change is unrealistic."

Economists say new mindset needed to lift living standards

Fri 8 Dec 3

Globalisation makes countries richer on average, but it is important to consider who the winners and the losers are.

Dr Bryce Wilkinson says “Our system has passively fostered a self-perpetuating cycle of misery and benefit dependency.”

Economy needs more growth not welfare

Mon 4 Dec 1

Opinion: The OECD sees the biggest risks as a larger-than-assumed drop in immigration and a sharp house price correction.

OECD secretary-general Angel Gurria says jobs growth hasn't been matched by wage gains.

OECD sees further growth then dip in 2019 for New Zealand, Australia

Wed 29 Nov

New forecasts lift global growth through 2018 but a slowdown after that. 


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