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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The introduction of the euro on the 1st of January 1999 makes a complete set of macroeconomic statistics for the euro area essential for macroeconomic analyses of the area. Eurostat and the European Central Bank (ECB) already produce certain na...
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Chapter 4 of OECD Economic Outlook No. 70. Trends in saving and investment rates have emerged as an issue.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 70, Chapter 5. This chapter examines various efficiency and equity aspects of post-secondary education and training.
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Chapter 7 of the OECD Economic Outlook No. 69. This chapter reports evidence on productivity growth and firm dynamics for ten countries on the basis of a common analytical framework and, to the extent possible, harmonised data.
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A presentation by Martin Werding, CESIFO at the Meeting of representatives of National Economic Research Organisations, OECD Headquarters in Paris, 6 July 2001.
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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 ...