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When: Thursday 17 Dec, 3pm - 4.30pmWhere: The Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers Hotel
This side event at the COP15 Copenhagen summit will look how carbon allowances are treated by corporate income taxes and how carbon markets can integrate globally.
The International Transport Forum advises United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen on the most cost-effective transport solutions.
OECD at the UN Climate Change conference in Copenhagen "COP15"The impact of climate change is defining our lives, economies, and security.
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How can ICTs slow down global warming, improve environmental performance and spearhead the economic recovery?
Economic forecasts for GDP, unemployment, inflation and fiscal balance
The Danish economy has been hard hit during the global crisis. Substantial measures have been taken to combat its effects. Going forward, the main challenges include restoring fiscal sustainability, raising productivity growth and improving education outcomes.
The Danish economy is going through a deep and protracted recession but the authorities have taken substantial measures to combat it. Further policies are required to minimise adverse long-term consequences on growth.
Labour productivity decelerated due to a slowdown in capital deepening related to the trend increase in employment. Policies in the areas of research and development, innovation, entrepreneurship, product market regulation and taxation could raise productivity growth.
Human capital has traditionally been a strong point for the Danish economy, boosting income levels and the economy’s capacity to adjust, but there is room for improvement. Key education policy issues that need attention comprise learning outcomes and completion rates.