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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.
The Swiss Parliament hosted the second annual meeting of OECD parliamentary budget officials in Bern, 11-12 February 2010. The term "parliament" is used as a generic term to refer not only to parliaments, but also to congresses, national assemblies, and legislatures.
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.
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This chapter assesses recent cross-country patterns in intergenerational social mobility and examines the role that public policies play in affecting mobility.
This chapter suggests ways to further bolster the economy’s resilience against shocks by sharpening the fiscal rule in copper price booms, while making room to relax it more in severe downturns.
This paper considers the role of the automobile industry in the current cycle. It shows that the industry is economically important and its cycle is intertwined with business cycles.
A special MENA session on regional learning experiences was held in Paris, 5 May 2009, to discuss the Joint Learning Studies with Morocco, Yemen and Jordan.
This review of regional policy in Sweden explores the potential for enhanced innovation and entrepreneurship and provides recommendations to strengthen Sweden’s regional development strategies through improved governance mechanisms, both regionally and across levels of government.