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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2005 priorities for the United States. In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the note records earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements and draft legislation presented to parliaments.
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Household level evidence from the United States and the United Kingdom on the effectiveness of tax favours in boosting retirement saving. OECD Economic Studies No. 39.
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The effect that international relocation of various types of production has on US exports of services is identified and compared. Economic Studies No. 38.
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Model simulations illustrate a number of channels through which the US current-account deficit could narrow and explore the implications across countries. Economic Studies No. 38.
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms, focuses on key structural policy priorities for the United States, supported by a comparative analysis of the indicators in Chapter 2. The note also presents individual structural indicators of economic and labour market performance as well as comparative indicators for the key policy priorities listed.
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Using overlapping generations (OLG) models calibrated on 7 OECD countries - the United States, Japan, France, Canada, Italy, the United Kingdom and Sweden - the authors investigate the macroeconomic impact of possible pension reform strategies as populations age.
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Some recent research suggests that the "risk premium" may be important in the determination of exchange rates. OECD Economic Studies No. 9.