Working Papers


  • 20-September-2011

    English

    ICELAND: Ensuring a sustainable and efficient fishery

    Provided that Iceland is able to negotiate to maintain the authority to set TACs and to keep the ITQ system, joining the EU, and hence the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), should not reduce the efficiency of the Icelandic fisheries management system.

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  • 15-October-2009

    English

    Iceland: The Financial and Economic Crisis (Economics Department Working Paper 725)

    This working paper begins with a discussion of the factors that made the banks, non-financial firms and households vulnerable to deterioration in global financial markets. It then describes the failure of the banks, its direct impact on government debt, the IMF SBA and the economic outlook.

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  • 15-October-2009

    English

    Iceland: Challenging Times for Monetary and Fiscal Policies (Economics Department Working Paper 726)

    This working paper discusses what policy makers should do in order to restore balance in the Icelandic economy and lay out the foundations for a sustainable recovery.

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  • 25-September-2006

    English

    Adapting the Icelandic Education System to a Changing Environment (Economics Department Working Paper 516)

    This paper reviews Iceland's performance in skills accumulation against the backdrop of a rapidly changing economic environment and discusses directions for further improvements.

  • 21-April-2005

    English

    Product Market Competition and Economic Performance in Iceland (Economics Department Working Paper 426)

    This working paper discusses the current state of product market competition and related policies in Iceland.

  • 19-June-2003

    English

    Controlling Public Spending in Iceland (Economics Department Working Paper 360)

    This working paper analyses the main features of Iceland's public expenditure and addresses some key policy issues.

  • 3-May-2001

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    Increasing Simplicity, Neutrality and Sustainability: A Basis for Tax Reform in Iceland (Economics Department Working Paper 292)

    This working paper analyses the possibilities for reforming the Icelandic tax system. It puts the current tax structure in its historic context, showing that there has been a steady movement towards simplification.

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