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Agreement between Isle of Man and New Zealand for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Agreement between Jersey and New Zealand for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Agreement between Guernsey and New Zealand for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Agreement between Cook Islands and New Zealand for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Teen literacy, life satisfaction, time use, crime and suicide rates, etc. Society at a Glance 2009 also provides a special chapter examines leisure time across the OECD.
New Zealand’s living standards remain well below the OECD average. This is entirely attributable to persistently low labour productivity, which in turn is related to economic geography as well as structural policy factors.
Across OECD countries, close to 40% of high-school students who come top in science subjects have no interest in pursuing a science-related career, while almost 45% do not want to continue studying science, according to a new OECD report.
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The global crisis is hitting New Zealand, at a time when a difficult domesticadjustment is underway. Its economy is among the most indebted in theOECD. Falling asset prices and a slump in credit demand mean that a processof debt reduction has started. Nevertheless, persistent, large current-accountdeficits and a high external debt render the economy especially vulnerablein the face of the ongoing global financial and demand shocks.
The financial crisis heightens the risks associated with domestic macroeconomic imbalances, but responding to short-term challenges should not detract policy makers from the long-term goals of raising productivity growth and improving efficiency in the health sector.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.