This working paper sugggest that much scope remains to make regulation of product markets more conducive to competition - notwithstanding progress in recent years - with substantial benefits for consumer welfare, productivity and employment.
This working paper looks at the housing market and the risks that it poses to the Irish economy.
This working paper discusses ways to strengthen competition in order to boost productivity growth and help restrain inflation in Ireland.
This working paper suggests that French growth can be improved by removing restrictions on competition, chiefly in service sectors.
This working paper assesses the potential economic benefits from structural reforms in Greece.
This working paper discusses the current state of product market competition and related policies in Iceland.
This working paper is part of the OECD's 2004 Economic Survey for Hungary and is one of a series of reviews on competition issues across OECD member countries.
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This working paper discusses product market regulatory reforms in Italy over the past decade.
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This working paper suggests that a successful reform of public enterprises would improve productivity in key sectors of the Greek economy, and thus provide essential inputs at lower cost to the economy as a whole.
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The working paper discusses the role of distribution systems in the Italian economy and gives an overview of the transformation of the Italian distribution system in the 1970s and the 1980s.