THE BOTTOM LINE

IF you want a peek at the future, try looking at Japan. It's a sobering exercise. Here's how economist Timothy Taylor, managing editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives, describes the...

[PARIS] The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations backed a set...

[PARIS] Opioid use has reached crisis proportions not only in the United States but also in Canada and some European countries, as prescription opioid painkillers have become much more common, the...

CHINA'S current fiscal policies to support the slowing economy have been effective in avoiding a sharp drop of activity and ensuring fiscal stability, but structural challenges remain, the...

JAPAN should rely primarily on raising the sales tax to generate extra revenue, and may need to raise it to as high as 26 percent to achieve a large primary surplus, the Organisation for Economic...

THERE'S a trend shaking the foundations of the world's richest economies: middle-class life is unfair, expensive and uncertain.

[PARIS] The middle class is getting squeezed and it is the millennial generation above all that is bearing the brunt, the OECD said, urging action to help households struggling with the rising...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

BRICK-and-mortar retailers and governments around the world have cause to cheer: members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) last week endorsed new rules and...

[PARIS] The global steel industry could face a new supply glut if certain countries, which already contribute to overcapacity in the sector, bring on new steelmaking plants, said the OECD Steel...

GLOBAL trade tensions and political uncertainty are weighing on the world's economy, the OECD warned Wednesday, cutting its global growth forecast for this year to 3.3 per cent, down from the...