The objective of senior budget official country reviews is to provide a comprehensive overview of the budget process in the country under examination, to evaluate national experiences in the light of international best practice and to provide specific policy recommendations.
The transition from education to work is not easy for many young people, particularly when it comes to finding sustainable employment with progression opportunities. Recently established national policies to support youth will be only effective if implemented in a coordinated way at local level.
The country statistical profiles include a wide range of indicators on economy, education, energy, environment, foreign aid, health, information and communication, labour, migration, R&D, trade and society.
The highly regarded Austrian health system delivers good quality and easily accessible services, but is costly.
Bildung auf einen Blick 2011: Der Anteil der Hochqualifizierten ist in Deutschland seit fünf Jahrzehnten kaum gewachsen. Wie aus dem heute veröffentlichten Bericht “Bildung auf einen Blick” der Organisation für Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (OECD) hervorgeht, erwarb in Deutschland vor 50 Jahren knapp jeder fünfte junge Erwachsene einen Hoch- oder Fachschulabschluss beziehungsweise einen Meisterbrief. Heute ist es etwa
Furthering efforts to fight against international tax evasion and bank secrecy, members of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes have issued 12 new peer review reports.
Austria has always been a remarkable ally to the OECD. It was one of the Organisation’s 19 founding members. It has been a pathfinder in many policy areas and it played a key role in our 50th Anniversary celebrations, said Angel Gurría.
Austria should seize the opportunity provided by its robust, export-led recovery to strengthen spending reforms and reinforce domestic drivers of economic growth, said Angel Gurría.
Austria should eliminate subsidies which encourage early retirement and target social transfers more effectively, according to the OECD’s latest economic survey.
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This project is organized to make the most of the OECD’s strengths—to provide a framework through which governments can compare experiences, seek responses to tackle common problems, and identify and share good practices.