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Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific Edition 2009 offers a concise quantitative overview of social trends and policies across Asia-Pacific economies.
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This paper reviews the theory and the rhetoric for accrual accounting and budgeting by government. Reference is made to generally accepted accounting practice (GAAP) in New Zealand. An historical summary is provided of 12 years of accrual budgets and, using this as a base, assessments are made of the actual benefits that have been achieved...
The Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009: Maintaining Momentum report presents the results of the second monitoring exercise of the Aid for Trade Initiative and documents its success so far.
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This report inventories eco-innovation policies in New Zealand. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Turkey and the US. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Environmental Technology Action Plan.
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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
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.