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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...
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 discusses product market regulatory reforms in Italy over the past decade.
"Growth performance varies considerably across and within OECD countries. Ministers asked the OECD to study the causes of growth disparities, and identify factors and policies ... which could strengthen long-term growth performance." With these ...
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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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This working paper suggests that despite the considerable progress, in recent years, in broadening the tax base and improving tax compliance as well as administration, more needs to be done to enhance efficiency and equity and the overall performance of the tax system.
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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. 68, Chapter 5. The OECD has recently revised its procedures fo estimating the NAIRU - rate of unemployment consistent with stable inflation.
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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.