These country notes contain over 50 indicators which compare the political and institutional frameworks of national governments as well as revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. They include a description of government policies on integrity, e-government and open government.
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Europe has been beset by an interrelated banking crisis and sovereign debt crisis. Bond spreads faced by Greece and Ireland, and to a lesser extent Portugal followed by Spain, have increased. This paper explores these issues from the perspective of financial markets, focusing mainly on the four countries in the frontline of these pressures: Greece and Portugal, on the one hand, where the problems are primarily fiscal in nature; and
The unique OECD peer review process has helped improve public policy. It assesses how countries manage the design, adoption and enforcement of regulations according to a conceptual framework. It ensures comparability while taking account of institutional and cultural differences across countries.
OECD' Secretary-General welcomes the fiscal consolidation plan and loan package agreed by the Greek government, its Euro area partners and the International Monetary Fund.
In this interview for the German radio Deutschlandfunk, Angel Gurría warns that delays are threatening the stability of the international financial system and could spread the crisis to other countries.
OECD has launched a series of reports in 16 countries including Greece. Each report contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to improve the transition from school to work.
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A study of water (irrigation) pricing in France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Mexico, a background report to the book Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture (OECD, 2010).
In his remarks to the Central Bank of Greece, Mr. Gurría offered the OECD support, expertise, and policy experience to help Greece modernise its economy and put it on a path of sustained growth.
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Τπφ ην πξ ίζκ α απηφ, ν ΟΟΑ εθπφλεζε απηφ ην ελεκεξ σ ηηθφ θπι ι άδην γηα λα επηθνηλσ λήζε η ηηογ λψζε ηο πνπ έρεη απνθηήζε η θαη ηελ αλάι πζε πξ αθηηθψλ θαη κεηαξξ πζκίζε σ λ πνπ επέθεξ αλ θαι ά απνηει έζκ αηα ζ ε άι ι εο ρψξ εο. Πξ νηείλεηαη κηα ζηξ αηεγηθή γηα ηε δηφξ ζσ ζε ησλ αληζν ξ ξ νπηψλ θαη ηνλ εθζπγρξ νληζκ φ ηεο νηθνλνκίαο, ζπλνδεπφκελε απφ ζρέ δηα δξ άζε ο γηα θαζέλα απφ ηνπο παξ αθάησ ελλέα θξ ίζ ηκν πο θι άδνπο:
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This brochure proposes a strategy to correct imbalances and modernize the Greek economy, accompanied by action plans in the following areas: public administration and budgets; pensions; the governance of state owned enterprises; tax policies;employment and social policy; education; new sources of growth, innovation and green growth;competition; the complex political economy problems associated with reforms in the public sector.