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This chart shows every recession the US has gone through since 1960, and how they compare to the economic meltdowns of other countries

The US yield curve has inverted, which is generally marked as a recession warning. We looked at recessions going back to 1960 across the world.
Switzerland spends about $8,000 on healthcare per capita.

The average cost of healthcare in 21 different countries

Twenty-one countries spent more than $3,000 on healthcare per capita in 2017, according to data from OECD.

OECD cuts forecasts, warning that Trump’s trade war, China’s slowdown, and a fragile Europe are threatening to ‘derail’ the wo...

"The global economy is facing increasingly serious headwinds," Laurence Boone, the OECD's chief economist said in a statement.
The United States has the wealthiest households.

Here’s how wealthy the average family is in 35 countries around the world

How much money people have in the bank varies widely from country to country. The OECD tracks average household financial wealth across its member countries. Here's how household net worth compares across the world.

‘What if China suddenly disappeared?’: A top strategist just published a reality check for those freaking out about the rise of China

China is the world's largest trader and is part of almost every supply and value chain. But a team of Macquarie Research analysts led by Viktor Shvets argue in a recent research note that the trade importance of China is "overstated" and "distorted."
OECD head of education Andreas Schleicher.

The Trump administration has opted out of testing whether school kids can recognise fake news

The OECD's 'global competence' test measures 15-year-olds' ability to spot fake news.

OECD: Reversing Brexit could ‘significantly’ boost the UK economy

"In case Brexit gets reversed by political decision (change of majority, new referendum, etc.), the positive impact on growth would be significant," OECD said.

America’s poor performance on international tests could be traced all the way back to preschool

The US lags behind other countries when it comes to enrolling kids in preschool, found a report from the OECD.

Making people over 55 work longer could boost Britain’s economy by £80 billion

Golden Age Index shows the number of UK workers over 55 is below the OECD average, but must encourage more to stay in work as the population ages.

One of the world’s most prominent forecasters predicts Britain will crash out of the EU without a trade deal

Economists have warned that a "cliff-edge" Brexit scenario whereby the UK fails to secure a deal would be economically destructive.