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This review was prepared to assess Chile's investment policies so as to provide the OECD Council with a formal opinion on the willingness and ability of Chile to assume the obligations of membership to the OECD in the field of investment.
The OECD's detailed requirements for data and metadata from each of the Candidate Countries (Chile, Estonia, Israel, Russian Federation and Slovenia) are set out in these individual web sites accessible to authorised users in the countries and in the OECD.
Chile has made good progress in improving housing conditions, but still around 10% of the population lives in either overcrowded houses, or of inadequate quality and/or with poor access to basic services.
The Chilean economy has been catching up, but sustaining strong growth will require structural reforms: Better education and stronger product-market competition would boost productivity, while better designed cash transfers, labour and housing policies can lower poverty and inequality.
These country notes provide detailed quantitative and qualitative information on regional performance, institutions and policy settings in OECD members. They include a description of the country's administrative structure, regional policies and the contribution of regions to national growth.
Data on government support to agriculture in the OECD area (including European Union) and other major economies, measured by indicators including the Producer Support Estimate (PSE) and Consumer Support Estimate.
People with university degrees have suffered far fewer job losses during the global economic crisis than those who left school without qualifications, according to the latest edition of the OECD’s annual Education at a Glance.
As part of its ongoing work on the mutual agreement procedure (MAP) under tax treaties, the OECD makes available to the public annual statistics on the MAP caseloads of member countries and of certain non-OECD economies. MAP statistics have now been released for 2010.
Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.
These country notes contain over 50 indicators which compare the political and institutional frameworks of national governments as well as revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. They include a description of government policies on integrity, e-government and open government.