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  • 2-June-2001

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    Challenges for tax policy in OECD countries, EO69 ch.5

    OECD Economic Outlook No. 69, chapter 5. Modern OECD economies have fundamental economic and social objectives that require public spending. This in turn must be financed mainly through taxation. However, because taxation inevitably impinges...

  • 14-May-2001


    OECD Study Recommends More Effective Approaches to Environmentally Sustainable Growth

    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...

  • 2-December-2000

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  • 2-December-2000

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    House prices and economic activity, EO68 ch.6

    OECD Economic Outlook No. 68, Chapter 6. This chapter examines the role of house prices in influencing private consumption and residential investment in OECD countries.

  • 2-December-2000

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    Revised OECD measures of structural unemployment, EO68 ch.5

    OECD Economic Outlook No. 68, Chapter 5. The OECD has recently revised its procedures fo estimating the NAIRU - rate of unemployment consistent with stable inflation.

  • 13-June-2000

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    Monetary policy in a changing financial environment, EO67 ch.8

    Chapter 8 of the OECD Economic Outlook No. 67. Across the OECD area, many central banks are in the process of monetary policy tightening. Current high asset values are an additional and important part of the information set for policy decisions. In several countries, despite recent setbacks,equity market prices have reached heights that would have been considered most unlikely several years ago. More recently, real estate prices in

  • 13-June-2000

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    E-commerce: impacts and policy challenges

    Economics Department working paper 252. By Jonathan Coppel. This paper assesses the potential outcomes and economic impacts of e-commerce in the business to business and business to consumer spheres; the forces underlying its expansion and the possible implications for structural and macro...

  • 13-June-2000

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    Recent labour-market performance and structural reforms, EO67 ch.7

    Chapter 7 of the OECD Economic Outlook No. 67. The past three years have been marked by favourable conditions in labour marketsin most Member countries.

  • 13-June-2000

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    Recent growth trends in OECD countries, EO67 ch.5

    OECD Economic Outlook No. 67, Chapter 5. This chapter assesses trendsin growth rates in the OECD countries over the past decade

  • 13-June-2000

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    Regulatory reform in network industries: past experience and current issues, EO67 ch.4

    Chapter 4 of the OECD Economic Outlook No. 67. This chapter summarises the main lessons to be drawn from recent experience building on a substantial body of analytical work.

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