David Rooney

No 26: Fear the working dead; Where do countries get their tax revenues from?; How to trade in fake goods?; Greening Hungary; Cities for citizens

No 25: How sustainable is wealth inequality?; Better teachers for better lives; Ageing with dementia; Changing technology, skills and jobs; Germany versus bribery

No 24: Is there a case for wealth taxes?; Thailand’s ageing challenge; Universal basic income meets universal credit; West Africa’s double burden of malnutrition; Asia leads the STEM race but equity must keep pace

No 23: China’s Manufacturing Takeover; Americans and Europeans Divided; The Case for Cities; Inequality Hurts the Economy; Fed Wary of Brexit

No 22: Korean Environment; G7; African Growth; Clean Energy Employment

No 21: Endearing Robots; Blood Antiquities; EU-Iran Banking; Latvian Reforms; The Pursuit of Happiness

No. 20: Female Poverty in Japan; Whistleblower Protection; Saudi Arabia's National Transformation Plan; Ocean Economy; the Bosses of Brussels.

No 19: For immigrant students, early arrival is best; Tackling inequality and poverty in the US; Back to school after a disaster; CO2 innovation; Cleaning up supply chains; Competing for knowledge-based capital 

No 18: Progress report; Transport blues; Mexican informality; Tackling development; Adolescent puzzle; Employment climate; Digital skills 

No 17: What's your personal data worth?; More IT skills please; Food innovation; Giving hope to France's jobless youth; Germany could bring in more immigrant workers 

No 16: Together we stand; Spain's jobless youth; Green partnerships, Healthier numbers; Trusty tractors 

No 15: Easter moving and spending; Spending on teachers; Best broccoli; Green newsletter; Egypt’s e-revolution; Rebalancing the euro area 

No 14: Restoring French class; British inequality; Iceland's clean energy; Water aid up; Final development aid figures 

No 13: Zapping retailer tax evasion; Tax morality; Trade barriers you don't see; Education: catch 'em early; Avoiding a wobble in the Swedish model 

No 12: Anti-bribery group seeks new chair; Global forum on competition; Unhealthy trends; Development aid flows; Toughening up farming; -and relieving trade constraints in developing countries; Governomics; Fossil fuel subsidies: billions up in smoke? 

No 11: Announcement: Tax job opportunity; Investment clouds–; –though China a bright spot; Doctorate mileage; Removing the conflict from minerals; Women's voices; R&D spending recovery likely; Did you know–; Germany's carbon price conundrum

No 10: Food for thought 

No 9: Winner of Global Data Visualisation Competition; Crisis and corruption; Fiscal austerity and inequality -; -and long-term causes; Strong performers and reformers in education; Researching skills; Class size 

No 8: Gender forum; IT does it better; Homeownership; Options matter; Data warehouse; Turning down the heat; Managing disasters; Feeding West Africa; Fruit and veg 

No 7: Climate change; Mitigating costs; Measuring Innovation: A New Perspective; No guarantee; Tax and jobs; Limiting export restrictions on rare earths; Development plea; Forgotten regions; Healthy comparisons 

No 6: This week's catch: Happy birthday, OECD Observer! Economising deficits; Putting value on bribery; Small science; e-book boom; Arab Spring, jobs and gender; HIV still kills; And hunger kills too 

No 5: Broadband economics; Business climate; Better boards; Health spending down; Korea works; COP on about climate; Renewable energy inventions; Bad debt, good cuts?; Hearing the poor 

No 4: Can we measure life satisfaction?; The reality of public debt and economic growth; Avoiding trade chaos; A man's finance world?; What makes Indonesia grow; Personalised health; Crisis pushes up social spending; "Better governance for inclusive growth"; Biodiversity vs. economy?; No adversity 

No 3: Shifting wealth; German jobs; Savings priority; Health of nations; Is there life on Mars; Reduce or recycle; Global governance; Trade up services; Helping public officials think fast; CleanGovBiz 

No 2: Innovation; Trade and investment; Stopping bank default; Migration and gender; Fish farming 

No 1: Leaders at the OECD; Jobs; Spanish bull; Web sense; Fish 

Economic data

GDP growth: +0.6% Q2 2018 year-on-year
Consumer price inflation: 2.9% Sept 2018 annual
Trade: +2.7% exp, +3.0% imp, Q4 2017
Unemployment: 5.2% Sept 2018
Last update: 13 Nov 2018

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