Publications & Documents


  • 18-November-2014

    English

    Italy: Key Issues and Policies

    This review underlines some important points of strength with respect to Italian SMEs and entrepreneurship, notably for medium-sized firms that very often excel in their market niches, have a strong propensity to business collaboration, as well as favourable access to finance. The review also looks at the challenges that lie ahead for Italy, hard hit by the global economic crisis, notably among micro and small firms. Recovery will mean, among other things, removing barriers to business growth, streamlining the complexity of the Italian tax system, and opening the business environment to competition, foreign direct investment and equity financing, as well as improving training and workforce skills.

  • 9-October-2014

    English

    OECD’s Gurría congratulates Italy on new Jobs Act bill

    The OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurria, congratulates Prime Minister Renzi on the passing by the Italian Senate of a bill enabling the government to elaborate a comprehensive reform of the labour market – the so-called Jobs Act.

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  • 6-October-2014

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    How's Life in Your Region - Country Notes

    Country notes outlining regional variations in health, jobs, safety, environment, access to services, civic engagement, housing, education, income, and employment. These notes are from the OECD publication "How's Life in Your Region?".

  • 6-October-2014

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    Regional Outlook 2014: Italy

    Getting regions and cities 'right', adapting policies to the specificities of where people live and work, is vital to improving citizens’ well-being. View the country factsheets from the publication OECD Regional Outlook 2014.

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  • 2-October-2014

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Milan on 3 October 2014

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD met with Mr. Matteo Renzi, President of the Council of Ministers of Italy, in Milan on 3 October 2014.

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  • 2-October-2014

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Milan on 3 October 2014

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will meet with Mr. Matteo Renzi, President of the Council of Italy, in Milan on 3 October 2014.

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  • 2-October-2014

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    Italy: Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the OECD

    Biographical note of Italy's Permanent Representative to the OECD.

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  • 16-September-2014

    English, PDF, 418kb

    Geographic Variations in Health Care: Country note for Italy

    According to a new OECD report, variation in rates of health care activity across geographic areas in countries is a cause for concern. Wide variation suggests that whether or not you will receive a particular health service depends to a very great extent on the region where you live within a country.

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  • 15-September-2014

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    Global growth continuing at a moderate pace, OECD says

    A moderate expansion is underway in most major advanced and emerging economies, but growth remains weak in the euro area, which runs the risk of prolonged stagnation if further steps are not taken to boost demand, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Assessment.

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  • 9-September-2014

    English

    Education at a Glance 2014: Country Notes

    Country notes with main key findings of the book and key fact tables: a customised snapshot of a country's educational environment, highlighting the most important issues in the educational landscape.

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