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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 Netherlands. 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.
This working paper suggests that French growth can be improved by removing restrictions on competition, chiefly in service sectors.
This working paper assesses the potential economic benefits from structural reforms in Greece.
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.
This working paper first underscores the importance of a good general business climate in encouraging both formal and informal R&D activity as well as ensuring Hungary benefits from the international diffusion of innovation.
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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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 role of tax-favoured retirement saving for long-term sustainability of public finances in the Netherlands. OECD Economic Studies No. 39.
This working paper discusses the current state of product market competition and related policies in Iceland.
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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.