Working Papers


12-September-2006

English

Removing Obstacles to Employment for Women in Ireland (Economics Department Working Paper 511)

This working paper offers recommendations to continue to create a more favourable environment for women who want to enter the labour market.

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29-September-2005

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In Search of Efficiency: Improving Health Care in Hungary (Economics Department Working Paper 446)

This working paper describes the structure of the health care system in Hungary, highlights outstanding weaknesses and considers ways to make financing more stable and sustainable.

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29-July-2005

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The French Tax System: Main Characteristics, Recent Developments and Some Considerations for Reform (Economics Department Working Paper 439)

This working paper describes the main characteristics and the developments of the French tax system and examines some of its economic distortions and complexities.

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29-October-2004

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Public Expenditure Management in France

Since the early 1990s, when France's general government deficit reached a disturbing 6% of GDP, the country's public finances have progressed substantially, even though significantly further improvement is required. This paper examines the tools available to policy makers to meet this challenge.

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22-October-2004

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Improving the Capacity to Innovate in Germany (Economics Department Working Paper 407)

Key indicators show Germany belonging to the countries in the OECD with strong innovation activity even though some weakening in Germany’s position relative to other OECD countries has occurred recently, as discussed in this working paper.

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5-September-2003

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Consolidating Germany's Finances: Issues in Public Sector Spending Reform (Economics Department Working Paper 366)

This working paper suggests that while the German federal fiscal system has been successful in promoting a high standard of living even in regions whose economic capacity is low, tensions have emerged.

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19-June-2003

English

Controlling Public Spending in Iceland (Economics Department Working Paper 360)

This working paper analyses the main features of Iceland's public expenditure and addresses some key policy issues.

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29-July-2002

English

Strengthening the Management of Public Spending in Hungary (Economics Department Working Paper 336)

This working paper analyses the Hungarian public expenditure system and develops policy-oriented recommendations for its improvement.

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4-March-2002

English

Public Spending in Italy: Policies to Enhance its Effectiveness (Economics Department Working Papers 324)

This working paper aims to identify structural reforms for better public spending management in Italy -in turn a critical need in view of the country's high debt and tax burdens, notwithstanding significant progress in the past decade.

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3-May-2001

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Increasing Simplicity, Neutrality and Sustainability: A Basis for Tax Reform in Iceland (Economics Department Working Paper 292)

This working paper analyses the possibilities for reforming the Icelandic tax system. It puts the current tax structure in its historic context, showing that there has been a steady movement towards simplification.

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