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This note highlights the most pressing issues on families and children in Hungary, as discussed in the OECD publication Doing Better for Families.
"By connecting the Organisation with the corporate sector, BIAC provides an essential reality check on our public policy discussions, and their potential impact on the private sector.", A. Gurría declared at the BIAC General Assembly Business Roundtable.
Biographical note of Hungary's Permanent Representative to the OECD.
Apparent characteristics of the Hungarian banking market such as large profits and high margins suggest weak competitive pressures. Weak competition in turn, may reduce efficiency in a lack of pressures to converge to marginal cost and to stimulate managerial efforts to reduce X-inefficiency.
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'PISA in Focus' N°3 looks at 15-year-olds' participation in after-school classes and examines its possible impact on their performance.
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Agricultural research fellowship award grants and international conferences sponsorships of the Co-operative Research Programme (CRP): Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems; advice for applicants for funding.
As part of its ongoing work on the mutual agreement procedure (MAP) under tax treaties, the OECD makes available to the public annual statistics on the MAP caseloads of member countries and of certain non-OECD economies. MAP statistics have now been released for 2008 and 2009.
About one in two adult is overweight or obese in Hungary, close to the OECD average.
Hungary has faced a considerable challenge to regain credibility following persistent and high fiscal deficits. Efforts during recent years have produced substantial results. These and other points are discussed in this working paper.
Photos and CVs of Ambassadors to the OECD on Flickr.