This working paper suggests that while the German federal fiscal system has been successful in promoting a high standard of living even in regions whose economic capacity is low, tensions have emerged.
This working paper analyses the main features of Iceland's public expenditure and addresses some key policy issues.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 72, Chapter 4. This study explores the contribution to fiscal sustainability of fiscal rules.
This working paper analyses the Hungarian public expenditure system and develops policy-oriented recommendations for its improvement.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 71, Chapter 8. This chapter addresses a number of issues related to exchange market volatility and the potential effects of a "Tobin Tax".
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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Chapter 4 of OECD Economic Outlook No. 70. Trends in saving and investment rates have emerged as an issue.
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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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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.