Common environmental objectives in most OECD countries include clean air, clean water, reductions in toxic emissions and household waste and the conservation of natural resources. From prohibitions and technical standards to tradable permits, tax...
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This working paper analyses certain economic aspects of environmental policy in France, focussing on greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and discharges in city air.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 67, Chapter 5. This chapter assesses trendsin growth rates in the OECD countries over the past decade
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This working paper examines within an international context, the healthcare system in Hungary.
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Chapter 8 of the OECD Economic Outlook No. 65. Is protectionism creeping back? What are the trends in market openness?
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The main focus of this working paper is on the factors of the Greek pay-as-you-go system which result in its future unsustainability.
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Chapter 6 of OECD Economic Outlook No. 64. In many OECD countries, policies concerning income distribution pay particular attention to poverty alleviation.
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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.
This working paper exploits an Italian microeconomic data set to study retirement behaviour of women and men using survival analysis techniques.