Publications & Documents


  • 15-April-2014

    English

    Taxing Wages: Country note for Iceland

    The average worker in Iceland faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 33.4% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Iceland was ranked 22 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.

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  • 18-March-2014

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    Society at a Glance 2014 - Key findings for Iceland

    This note presents key findings for Iceland from Society at a Glance 2014 - OECD Social indicators. This 2014 publication also provides a special chapter on: the crisis and its aftermath: a “stress test” for societies and for social policies.

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  • 5-December-2013

    English

    Regions at a Glance 2013: Information by country

    Individual country notes assessing how regions and cities contribute to national growth and the well-being of society.

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  • 14-November-2013

    English

    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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  • 24-September-2013

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    The Secretary-General of the OECD will be in Reykjavik, Iceland, on an Official Visit, 27 September 2013

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will travel to Reykjavik to meet with Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland, Mr. Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, Prime Minister, Mr. Bjarni Benediktsson, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, and other members of the government.

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  • 20-June-2013

    English

    Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables

    Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables

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  • 14-March-2013

    English

    The OECD DAC welcomes Iceland as its 25th member

    Iceland's legal and policy framework bring together all of Iceland's development co-operation - bilateral, multilateral and humanitarian and is backed up by a strategy that has been adopted by the Parliament.

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  • 27-February-2013

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    Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland, attends OECD Council - Introduction by OECD Secretary-General

    The Secretary-General introduced Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland, and underlined many of his accomplishments.

  • 27-February-2013

    English

    A clean energy economy - Lessons from Iceland

    In his speech to OECD Ambassadors, the President of Iceland discussed how Iceland could offer lessons on the nature of a clean energy economy; and presented some insights from Iceland's recent challenges in dealing with the financial crisis.

  • 27-February-2013

    English

    Visit of Mr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of Iceland

    The President of Iceland, Mr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, will visit the OECD on Wednesday 27th February 2013. On this occasion, Mr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson will meet on a bilateral basis with Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD. He will also give an address to a special session of the OECD Council, focused on Sustainable Development and Energy.

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