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These country notes contain over 50 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.
Starting in 2006, the OECD has compiled annual statistics on the mutual agreement procedure (MAP) caseloads of all its member countries and of non-OECD economies that agree to provide such statistics. MAP statistics for 2006-2010 are now available.
Italy has been recovering only slowly from its worst post-war recession. Despite recent reform efforts, many structural problems that have in the past been a serious drag on labour productivity persist. The government has contained the budget deficit to some extent but needs to continue.
Biographical note of Mr. Pier Carlo Padoan, Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Economist of the OECD
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This note highlights the most pressing issues on families and children in Italy, as discussed in the OECD publication Doing Better for Families.
Within the Green Jobs Learning Forum promoted by the ILO, the Trento Centre organised an intense morning discussion involving local representatives to consider sustainable development strategies in the Autonomous Province of Trento.
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This one-pager note presents key findings for Italy from Society at a Glance 2011 - OECD Social indicators. This 2011 publication also provides a special chapter on unpaid work across the OECD.
This publication presents the main results and policy implications of an OECD survey of more than 10 000 households in 10 countries. It offers new insight into what policy measures really work, looking at what factors affect people’s behaviour towards the environment.
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The theme of this fourth edition of Pensions at a Glance is pensions, retirement and life expectancy. Many countries have increased pension ages in the face of population ageing and longer lives.
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This 3-pager document gives highligths from Pensions at a Glance 2011 for Italy. In 2010, Italy was the second oldest OECD country after Japan with only 2.6 people of working age (20-64) relative to the number of retirement age (65+) (i.e. the support ratio).