This event aimed to help Chile revisit its national strategy on the financial management of catastrophes in light of other OECD country experiences. Beyond Chile, discussions were of relevance to many other participating countries exposed to catastrophic risks.
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What types of policies nations should use to address the threat of global climate change? This document discusses the implications of different market-based policy alternatives and shows that not only competition enforcement and advocacy can make such policies more effective, but that the policies themselves also have effects on competition. An executive summary and an aide-memoire of that discussion as well as an analytical note by
Observership by non-OECD economies in the Committee is actively encouraged based on a strategy which outlines criteria for identifying potential observers and defines their role and participation in the work of the Committee.
This report examines the key policies that would increase competitiveness in the Eastern Europe and South Caucasus region through developing human capital, improving access to finance for SMEs and creating more and better investment opportunities.
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This paper documents efforts to date to define and measure green FDI and to investigate the practicability of various possible definitions, as well as to identify investment policy restrictions to green FDI.
This roundtable focused on the role of insurance and private pension systems in fostering economic growth, including infrastructure development, innovation, and green growth.
Governments in the Arab region should quickly step up their efforts to tackle bribery and corruption in order to boost job creation, improve living standards through achieving the MDGs and promote trust in government.
This seminar focused on designing defined-contribution (DC) pension plans, linking the accumulation and payout phases, designing the payout phase of pension systems and annuities and longevity risk.
To support Morocco in boosting jobs and investment, this OECD report assesses the country’s business climate, and targets key areas for reform.
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Tradeable emission permits are considered an efficient instrument for achieving a given emission target at lowest possible economic cost. Tradeable permit schemes, also called cap and trade schemes, have become major pollution control instruments. They have been implemented at a national level and, as in the European Union, at supra-national level. The main idea behind emission permits is to create a system of property rights for