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  • 29-November-2017

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    The fiscal projection framework in long-term scenarios

    The paper describes the fiscal framework used in long-term economic scenarios, with some emphasis on revisions made since the 2013 vintage of the long-term model.

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  • 4-October-2017

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    Do government transfers reduce poverty in China? Micro evidence from five regions

    This paper estimates urban and rural poverty rates across five Chinese administrative regions (Shanghai, Liaoning, Guangdong, Henan and Gansu) in 2014 using representative household level data from the China Family Panel Studies survey.

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  • 4-October-2017

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    Ensuring fiscal sustainability in Japan in the context of a shrinking and ageing population

    With gross government debt of 219% of GDP in 2016, Japan’s fiscal situation is in uncharted territory and puts the economy at risk.

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  • 27-September-2017

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    Achieving strong and balanced regional development in India

    While India’s per capita income is converging towards that of the richer countries, inequality has drifted up.

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  • 11-September-2017

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    The capacity of governments to raise taxes

    This paper investigates the factors that shape governments’ capacity to collect revenue.

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  • 7-August-2017

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    Improving the efficiency and outcomes of the Slovak health-care system

    Despite improvements over the past few decades, Slovak health outcomes remains poor compared with most other OECD countries, even after controlling for differences in per capita income and other social, cultural and lifestyle factors.

  • 30-June-2017

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    Public debt in India: Moving towards a prudent level?

    In relation to GDP, India's public debt and interest payments are high compared with most other emerging economies and rating agencies have put India's sovereign debt at the lowest investment grade.

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  • 23-June-2017

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    Taxation and Investment in India

    Business taxation in India is characterised by high effective tax rates, a narrow tax base, and an uncertain tax environment for potential investors.

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  • 8-June-2017

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    Making income and property taxes more growth-friendly and redistributive in India

    Tax reforms are crucial to promoting inclusive growth in India.

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  • 7-April-2017

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    Improving the allocation and efficiency of public spending in Indonesia

    Indonesia's fiscal position is generally sound and policy making prudent. However, the country still faces important challenges in terms of economic and social development.

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