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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
This page presents latest developments in Chile: the assessment of ex post law evaluation with recommendations related to institutional, methodological and governance issues, as well as to seminars that took place throughout 2012.
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.
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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.