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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms, focuses on key structural policy priorities for the Czech Republic, supported by a comparative analysis of the indicators in Chapter 2. The note also presents individual structural indicators of economic and labour market performance as well as comparative indicators for the key policy priorities listed.
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Presentation by OECD Chief Economist Jean-Philippe Cotis at the London Press Conference for the launch of "Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth," 1 March 2005. Across the OECD, governments are seeking to undertake structural reforms to foster their economic growth. This new publication takes stock of the progress made made in implementing policy reforms and suggests priorities for the future reform agenda in each member
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms, focuses on key structural policy priorities for Switzerland, supported by a comparative analysis of the indicators in Chapter 2. The note also presents individual structural indicators of economic and labour market performance as well as comparative indicators for the key policy priorities listed.
This 2004 edition of Benefits and Wages provides detailed descriptions of all cash benefits available to those in and out of work as well as the taxes they were liable to pay in 28 OECD countries during both 2001 and 2002.
Key indicators show Germany belonging to the countries in the OECD with strong innovation activity even though some weakening in Germany’s position relative to other OECD countries has occurred recently, as discussed in this working paper.
Johannes P. Jütting, Senior Economist, co-ordinates the Centre’s work on “Policy Coherence for Development and Human Security”.
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Lowering interest rates and, thus, the cost of borrowing in the rand zone (Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland and South Africa) is a priority to promote investment and economic growth.
Denis Drechsler is a Policy Analyst and Outrach Co-ordinator. In this position, he oversees the outreach activities of the Policy Coherence group and supports research on gender equality, migraton and social protection.
If parents cannot achieve their desired work/family life balance, economic development is curtailed, through reduced labour supply by parents.
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Retirement incentives contained in old-age pensions and other social transfer programmes explain a sizeable share of past declines and current differences between countries in older males’ participation in the labour force. OECD Economics Studies No. 37.