Statistical Insights: The ADIMA database on Multinational Enterprises

by Graham Pilgrim, OECD Statistics and Data Directorate Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) have been at the forefront of changes in the global economy over the last few decades, as trade and investment barriers have been removed and transportation and communication costs have declined. In a world of global value chains, understanding MNEs – where they are, … More Statistical Insights: The ADIMA database on Multinational Enterprises

Statistical Insight: men’s employment more dependent on trade than women’s

by Fabienne Fortanier, OECD Statistics and Data Directorate Concerns are growing that globalisation may have created a few big winners at the expense of many losers. This has stimulated efforts to analyse how trade can be made  to Work for All, for example by focusing on the skills and occupations of affected workers. However, there … More Statistical Insight: men’s employment more dependent on trade than women’s

Will the inflation genie escape the bottle? New evidence on globalisation, competition and inflation

By Dan Andrews, Peter Gal and William Witheridge, Economics Department Markets and commentators are speculating that there may be a sustained pick-up in inflation in the United States, after years of subdued price pressures. Along with continued solid US jobs growth and low unemployment, there are tentative signs of higher wage growth and the fiscal … More Will the inflation genie escape the bottle? New evidence on globalisation, competition and inflation