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Large fiscal challenges will pre-occupy OECD governments for some time to come. The economic crisis that began in 2008 caused deficits to surge, and fiscal imbalances were swollen further by stimulus measures and bank rescue operations.
The Regulatory Policy Committee took place on 11-12 April 2012 at the OECD headquarters. Delegates from the OECD participated as well as from Brazil, Columbia, Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, Tunisia and Viet Nam.
Norway’s dual income tax system achieves high levels of revenue collection and income redistribution, without overly undermining economic performance and while paying attention to environmental externalities.
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This paper is part of the regional development working paper series covering water governance in Latin America and the Carribbean (LAC) countries.
The review presents an overview of recent trends, regional policies and governance arrangements of the region, made up of four counties in South-East Sweden: Jönköping, Kronoberg, Kalmar, Blekinge.
Topics at the 5th annual OECD meeting on public-private partnerships include the role of supreme audit institutions, press treatment of PPPs, and new developments in the accounting framework.
This conference offers a timely opportunity to rethink the approach to regional growth and define new strategic directions for regional policy.
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This Recommendation sets the current thinking of how to effectively implement regulatory policy in countries, based on over a decade of OECD experience. "This Recommendation is the first comprehensive international statement on regulatory policy since the crisis", says Angel Gurría.
This meeting followed the G8 Deauville Partnership Financial Pillar Co-ordination meeting held in Abu Dhabi in February 2012. The OECD was called to share best practices and to organise a policy dialogue on budget transparency within the framework of its MENA-SBO network
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This is the issue paper in Italian for the OECD Forum "Building Resilient Regions after a Natural Disaster: Abruzzo 2030" being held on 17 March 2012.