Reports


  • 13-October-2010

    English

    Taxation, Innovation and the Environment

    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.

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  • 30-April-2010

    English

    The impacts of the SOx charge and related policy instruments on technological innovation in Japan

    This study attempts to clarify what sort of impact was exerted by policy instruments on the development and spread of SOx reduction technology from the 1960s up to the present.

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  • 8-April-2010

    English

    Tax Expenditures in OECD Countries - OECD publication

    This book sheds light on the use of tax expenditures, mainly through a study of ten OECD countries: Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. It highlights key trends and successful practices.

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  • 23-March-2010

    English

    Reducing Barriers to International Trade in Non-hazardous Recyclable Materials, Part 2: Case Studies

    Country case studies of China, Japan, Netherlands, South Africa and the United States in measures that may hamper trade in steel scrap, recovered paper and plastic scrap, and if and how they could be removed without compromising environmental protection.

  • 16-March-2010

    English, , 202kb

    Agricultural Water Pricing: Japan and Korea

    A study of water pricing in Japan and Korea, a background report to the book Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture (OECD, 2010).

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  • 10-March-2010

    English, , 118kb

  • 23-February-2010

    Japanese, , 1,059kb

    日本の政策課題達成のために:OECDの貢献

    この冊子は、日本の将来にとって重要な九分野、すなわち内需主導の成長戦略、雇用、環境と気候変動、教育、税制改革、医療・介護、年金、地域政策と地方分権、そしてパブリック・ガバナンスにおけるOECDの政策展望を紹介している.

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  • 16-February-2010

    English, , 889kb

    Supporting Japan’s Policy Objectives: OECD’s Contribution (PDF, 890 KB)

    Reforms in nine key areas - a strategy for domestic demand-led growth, the labour market, environment and climate change, education, taxes, health and long-term care, pension reform, regional policy and decentralization and public governance, could bring about a lasting improvement in Japan’s economic prospects, according to OECD analysis.

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  • 14-December-2009

    English

    OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2009: Japan Highlights

    This country note, extracted from the STI Scoreboard 2009, explores recent developments in matters relating to innovation, science, technology and globalisation in Japan.

  • 1-December-2009

    English

    Employment and Skills Strategies in Southeast Asia (ESSSA)

    The rapidly developing Southeast Asia region is confronted with significant labour market challenges. This initiative aims to address the issues of employment and skills, especially through an interaction platform for members.

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