Tax revenues in Latin American countries are lower as a proportion of their national incomes than in most OECD countries, but are rising slowly. Revenue Statistics in Latin America shows that the average tax revenue to GDP ratio in the 15 Latin American countries covered by the report increased from 19% in 2009 to 19.4% in 2010, after falling from a high point of 19.7% in 2008.
The 2012 global forum focused on the pension industry in Latin America, the cost and coverage of pension systems, long-term investing and infrastructure, designing default options and financial education and pensions communication.
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Education at a Glance 2012: Key facts - Chile
OECD signed agreement for a peer review with the Comptroller General of Chile
The objective of senior budget official reviews is to provide a comprehensive overview of the budget process in the country or jurisdiction under examination, to evaluate national and or sub-national experiences in the light of international best practices and to provide specific policy recommendations.
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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.
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.
This publication examines the role of institutional investors in promoting good corporate governance and reviews Australia, Chile and Germany in more detail.
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.