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Central banks have responded with exceptional vigour to the crisis by using their traditional interest-rate tools to their limits and deploying a wide range of unconventional measures.
The world is recovering from the worst crisis since the Great Depression, leaving a strong and lasting impact on Member countries’ public finances. This paper analyses how sub-central governments are affected and how fiscal policy has reacted in the first months after the outbreak of the crisis.
The Principles provide decision makers with directions and guidance to foster transparency and integrity in lobbying.
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A sustained effort at promoting regulatory reform has contributed to Australia’s success in weathering the global financial crisis; it was among the few OECD countries that did not enter a recession. But this is no time for complacency. The government has laid out an ambitious regulatory reform agenda to build a seamless national economy and unleash productivity.
Australian Competition Law has helped to establish robust and
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This is the background report on Multi-level regulatory capacity in Australia.
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This is the background report on Market openness in Australia.
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This is the background report on Government capacity to assure high-quality regulation in Australia. It provides more indepth information to Chapter 2 from the publication Australia 2010: Towards a Seamless National Economy.
This review presents a general picture, set within a macroeconomic context, of regulatory achievements and challenges, including regulatory quality at the Commonwealth level as well as across levels of government, competition policy and market openness.
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This is the background report on Competition policy in Australia.
This report explores what generates growth at the regional level. Based on in-depth econometric modelling and analyses, this report reframes the debate on regional policy and development, emphasising that opportunities for growth exist in all regions.