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Organization For Economic Co-operation And Development

Full Name: Organization For Economic Co-operation And Development
Hometown: Paris, France
Born: 1961-00-00
Number of Works: 2148
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international economic organisation of 34 countries founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade. It is a forum of countries committed to democracy and the market economy, providing a platform to compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practices, and co-ordinate domestic and international policies of its members.

The OECD originated in 1948 as the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation (OEEC), led by Robert Marjolin of France, to help administer the Marshall Plan for the reconstruction of Europe after World War II. Later, its membership was extended to non-European states. In 1961, it was reformed into the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development by the Convention on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Most OECD members are high-income economies with a "very high" Human Development Index (HDI) and are regarded as developed countries.

The OECD's headquarters are at the Chateau de la Muette in Paris, France.

ISBN: 9264153373, 9789264153370
Keywords: member, countries, oecd, legislation, foreign, company, controlled
Pages: 160
Published: 1996
  • Rating: 100%

Controlled Foreign Country (CFC) legislation, now used in 14 OECD Member countries, provides a tool for taxing profits retained in companies abroad. The target of such legislation is typically companies with so-called passive income (not relate
ISBN: 926415406X, 9789264154063
Keywords: network, experience, years, sahel, food, crises, preventing
Pages: 200
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 100%

After the serious drought in the Sahel, the Network for Food Crisis Prevention was set up by the Club du Sahel partners in order to provide themselves with an informal discussion arena aimed at improving their ability to intervene in cri
ISBN: 9264170308, 9789264170308
Keywords: issues, policy, international, xenotransplantation
Pages: 116
Published: 1999
  • Rating: 80%

Over one million people world-wide have benefited from successful tissue and organ transplants and survival rates have dramatically improved. But transplantation has become a victim of its own success. The demand for human organs can no longer be met a