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  • 22-June-2015

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    Competitiveness Impacts of the German Electricity Tax - Environment Working Paper

    Proposals to increase environmentally related taxes are often challenged on competitiveness grounds. The concern is that value creation in certain sectors might decline domestically if a country introduces environmentally related taxes unilaterally. This paper provides evidence on the short-term competitiveness impacts of the German electricity tax introduced unilaterally in 1999.

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  • 17-June-2015

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    Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes: Germany

    Germany has reduced the mortality due to cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in line with other OECD countries

  • 8-June-2015

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, at the G7 Summit in Schloss Elmau on 7-8 June 2015

    At the invitation of Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor of Germany, Secretary-General Gurría participated in working sessions on the Development Agenda alongside G7 partners, African Leaders and Heads of IGOs.

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  • 1-June-2015

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    More than 3 million German emigrants in OECD countries

    Germany is both the OECD’s second-largest country of immigration and one of the main origin countries of emigrants: 3.4 million people born in Germany were living in another OECD country in 2011, says a new OECD report “Talent Abroad: A Review of German Emigrants”.

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  • 28-May-2015

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Germany on 27-28 May 2015

    The Secretary-General was in Berlin to present the 2015 OECD Skills Outlook. He also attended a number of meetings including the International Transport Forum annual summit in Leipzig and the G7 finance summit in Dresden.

  • 21-April-2015

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Berlin on 21 April 2015

    Mr. Gurría delivered a keynote speech at a conference on policy options for more investment in Germany and Europe. He also met Mr. Sigmar Gabriel, Vice Chancellor of Germany, as well as other high-level German officials and Kristalina Georgieva, EU-Vice President and Commissioner for Budget and Staff.

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  • 8-avril-2015

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    Relever le potentiel des secteurs orientés sur le marché intérieur en Allemagne

    Réformer et déréglementer les secteurs orientés sur le marché intérieur, notamment les industries de réseau, l’artisanat et les services professionnels, permettrait de libérer le potentiel de croissance caché et serait bénéfique pour l’économie dans son ensemble, et contribuerait en outre à renforcer la demande intérieure et à réduire la dépendance par rapport aux exportations.

  • 11-March-2015

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Berlin on 11 March 2015

    Mr. Angel Gurría was in Berlin at the invitation of Mrs. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany. The Secretary-General also attended the G7 Stakeholder Conference and deliver remarks at a panel on promoting decent work worldwide through sustainable supply chains

  • 18-February-2015

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    Governing the City: The case study of Frankfurt, Germany

    This chapter studies the governance of the Frankfurt metropolitan area. It focuses on public transport and spatial planning issues. It provides an overview of the economic conditions in the metropolitan area and analyses the role of the regional association of municipalities (Regionalverband FrankfurtRheinMain) and the state of Hesse for metropolitan governance.

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  • 13-November-2014

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    Jobs, unemployment and government action

    The world economy is still suffering from the strains of the longest crisis of modern times, and nowhere is this more evident than in the high unemployment numbers. In this OECD Observer Roundtable, we asked a cross-section of ministers: “What actions are you taking to create more and better jobs in your economy?”

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