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Finland, the Netherlands and Sweden have the lowest prices for mobile phone calls among OECD countries, according to the latest OECD Communications Outlook. The highest were found in Canada, Spain and the United States.
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Since 1997, a medium-term fiscal framework has been applied to virtually all aspects of budget preparation in Sweden. The longer three-year horizon has enabled better fiscal discipline through the use of fiscal targets and advanced forecasting models. Particular attention is placed on ensuring the consistency and quality of forecasts. In addition, forecasting of revenues and expenditures is an exercise that involves all levels of the
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Slovak translation of Health Working Paper No. 28: "Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies in Sweden", by Pierre Moïse and Elizabeth Docteur.
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Management by performance began in Sweden’s public administration in the late 1980s, both as a tool for the government’s budget process and as a way for the government to control its agencies. This article discusses various aspects of the performance system in the Swedish context.
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External links to: recent economic data (GDP, inflation, unemployment, exchange rates); latest reports, current outlook / projections, government budget, speeches, relevant sites.
Sweden spent USD 4.73 billion on overseas development assistance (ODA) in 2008. This amounted to 0.98% of its gross national income (GNI) and made Sweden the most generous of all DAC donor countries as a proportion of its national income. This is particularly laudable in a time of global recession. Its 2009 EU presidency offers an important opportunity to shore up support within the international community for development
Sweden spent USD 4.73 billion on overseas development assistance (ODA) in 2008. This amounted to 0.98% of its gross national income (GNI), making Sweden the most generous DAC donor countries as a proportion of its economy.
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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Agreement between the British Virgin Islands and Sweden for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
Governments must urgently adapt their labour market policies to help their most vulnerable citizens in the economic crisis.