These country notes detail the fiscal situation to date (2011), the consolidation needs, and the commitments and intentions of governments in 30 OECD countries in the aftermath of the economic crisis.
Poverty in households with children is rising in nearly all OECD countries...
This review of corporate governance in Israel describes the corporate governance setting including the structure and ownership concentration of listed companies and the structure and operation of the state-owned sector.
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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.
By putting a price on pollution, do environmentally related taxes spur innovation? Does the design of the tax play a critical role? What is the effect of this innovation? In analysing these questions, the report draws on case studies that cover Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Israel and others. It also covers a wide set of environmental issues and technologies, as well as the economic and policy contexts.
Government support to Israeli farmers has fallen but some market distorting policies remain. This assessment of Israel's agricultural policy also looks at the environmental performance of Israeli agriculture, including water resource management.
The paper discusses the impacts of policies applied over the last decades in the water sector in Israel on technological innovation and on the environment.
This review of Israeli labour market and social policy finds that Israel has enjoyed strong economic growth over the last decade but the benefits of this are being distributed unevenly.
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The Self-evaluation report for the Galilee, Israel was prepared by the Council for Higher Education of the State of Israel, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.