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  • 15-May-2014

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    Reducing red tape in business would boost Greek productivity, OECD says

    Greece could save its businesses hundreds of millions of euros a year and improve their competitiveness by reducing administrative burdens, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 15-April-2014

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    Taxing Wages: Country note for Greece

    The average worker in Greece faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 41.6% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Greece was ranked 11 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.

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  • 16-January-2014

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    Fairly sharing the social impact of the crisis in Greece

    Poverty and income inequality have worsened since the onset of the crisis. While the design of fiscal measures has mitigated the burden sharing of fiscal adjustment, as the recession has deepened unemployment has risen, earnings have declined and social tensions have increased.

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  • 27-November-2013

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    Greece: Competition Assessment Project

    The Greek government and the OECD are working together to assess the costs and benefits of regulations restricting competition in the tourism, retail trade, food processing and construction materials sectors and to propose specific recommendations for change.

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  • 27-November-2013

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    Greece: OECD identifies hundreds of competition-distorting rules and provisions

    An 11-month investigation by the OECD in cooperation with the Greek authorities has identified a wide range of regulations and legal provisions that undermine competition.

  • 27-November-2013

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    Greece: Structural reforms under way but more progress needed in boosting market dynamism

    Greece has made impressive headway in consolidating its public finances and undertaking key structural reforms to boost productivity and enhance competitiveness.

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  • 27-November-2013

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    Reforming for the future: Building a stronger, fairer Greek economy

    We understand how much Greek society has endured these past six years. Reform isn’t easy at the best of times, but it can be even more challenging in the face of a weak economy while at the same time trying to correct a budget deficit. But all crises come to an end. Growth does return. Now is the time to maintain the momentum of Greece’s reform drive, said OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 26-November-2013

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    Official visit of the OECD Secretary-General to Greece (27 November 2013)

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was in Athens on 27 November 2013, on an official visit. Mr. Gurría presented the OECD Economic Survey of Greece and OECD’s Competition Assessment of Laws and Regulations in Greece.

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  • 26-November-2013

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    Pensions at a Glance 2013 - Highlights for Greece

    Financial sustainability has been the main concern behind the pension reforms enacted in Greece in the last three years. Retirement-income adequacy may be an important concern for future retirees but working longer may help to make income more adequate...

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  • 14-November-2013

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    Government at a Glance 2013: Information by country

    These country notes contain 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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