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ΟΕCD: Pre-election measures by Tsipras govt may undermine Greece’s fiscal credibility
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ΟΕCD: Pre-election measures by Tsipras govt may undermine Greece’s fiscal credibility

Panos - May 22, 2019

The OECD issued its own “warning bell” on Tuesday, a day after Fitch ratings expressed its concern, over the possibility of a fiscal “hiccup” by Greece in…

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Greece among countries with the longest work hours in the world: OECD

Panos - Feb 07, 2019

According to the OECD, Mexico, South Korea and Greece are among the countries with the longest working hours every year. In Mexico, average annual hours worked come…

Greece spends the most on pensions among all OECD members, report finds
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Greece spends the most on pensions among all OECD members, report finds

makis - Jan 23, 2019

Greece had the highest among the 36 OECD member-states on expenditure in 2015 in proportion to its GDP for pensions, according to a report released by the…

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OECD: High taxes in Greece a break on economic growth

Panos - Jan 17, 2019

The OECD was the latest international body this week to sound the “warning bells” over the heavy tax rates now imposed on thrice bailed-out Greece, in two…

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OECD: Greece has highest tax increases in the world

Panos - Dec 06, 2018

Greece recorded the highest tax increases in the 2007-2017 decade, almost twice from Mexico, the country second on the list, according to the OECD Revenue Statistics Report…

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OECD forecasts slightly lower Greek GDP growth rates; fulfilment of fiscal targets

Panos - Nov 23, 2018

The OECD foresees slightly slower growth rates for the Greek economy over the coming two-year period, compared with the government's forecasts, while expressing optimism over fiscal targets…

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OECD places Greece in unenviable first place among 34 members for tax increases between 2007-16

Panos - Sep 06, 2018

The latest report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) more-or-less confirms what Greek taxpayers and business owners in the country continue to suffer in…

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OECD: Increased taxes, contributions burdening Greek households

Panos - Apr 27, 2018

A latest Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report for 2017 shows increased taxes on the average Greek household, with a four-member family in the country…

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Greece 10th force in tourism globally, OECD report says

Panos - Mar 21, 2018

Greece is the 10th largest global force regarding tourism among OECD countries, according to an OECD report titled “Tourism Trends and Policies 2018″. The reports revealed that…

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OECD: Greek households among the most heavily taxed amongst its members

Panos - Mar 21, 2018

Recession-battered Greece imposes Scandinavian-like tax rates while offering social benefits, such as health and education, on par with its Balkan neighbors, according to a report by the…

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Greeks work longest hours of all Europeans, OECD report says

makis - Jan 16, 2018

Greek workers were sometimes labeled as over-paid, lazy and eager to retire early after the financial crisis struck but those accusations were certainly unfounded. People in Greece…

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Who says Greeks don’t work hard?

Panos - Jan 09, 2018

Every new year sees a whole lot of statistics and reports on the previous year. The 2017 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook reviews with all the…

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OECD-TUC: Greece in bottom of wage increase forecast for 2018

makis - Jan 04, 2018

London-based Trades Union Congress (TUC) has prepared forecasts for wage growth in developed economies over the coming year based on analysis of OECD data, and Greece is…

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OECD forecast for Greece: 2.3% in 2018, 2% in 2019

Panos - Nov 29, 2017

The Organisation of Economic Co-operation Development (OECD) foresees economic growth in Greece at 2.3 percent for 2018, up from 1.4 this year, while repeating the need for…

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OECD: Greece has highest rate of tax hikes for 2016

makis - Nov 23, 2017

According to data by the OECD, Greece has the highest rate of tax hikes in 2016. The organisation’s report reveals that Greece recorded the largest increase in…

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OECD Data Shows Greeks are the Hardest Working People in Europe

Panos - Oct 13, 2017

The idea that Greeks are lazy, laid-back people when it comes to work, has been a prejudice widely spread in northern Europe; and particularly in Germany, as…

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OECD: Greek economy stabilized in 2016; 1.1% GDP growth in 2017, 2.5% in 2018

Panos - Sep 21, 2017

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Wednesday projected growth in recession-plagued Greece to reach a very modest 1.1 percent in 2017, but jumping to…

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OECD: Greece the only country to raise VAT in 2016

makis - Sep 14, 2017

Greece is the only member of the nations in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) that hiked taxes in 2016, according to the body’s Tax…

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According to the OECD, three in four young Greeks living at home

Sokratis - Oct 22, 2016

Three out of four Greeks aged between 15 and 24 were still living at home in 2014, according to a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation…

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OECD: Greece lagging behind on fiber optics Internet access

Panos - Aug 04, 2016

According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), broadband fiber optics internet access is lagging in Greece and Belgium. The OECD’s statistics show that only…