Many governments are facing historic high levels of deficit and debt. Public spending has risen and they are taking in less money as tax revenues fall. Governments are attempting to consolidate their budgets, looking for the appropriate balance between expenditure cuts and revenue increases.
The financial crisis revealed flaws in pre-crisis policy frameworks.
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Tax competition is the strategic interaction of tax policy between sub-central governments with the objective to attract and retain mobile tax bases. This paper evaluates the main issues regarding tax compettition.
This paper presents a stylised model in which either a savings glut or an exchange rate peg in emerging economies drives down the level of interest rates in advanced economies and, when it hits the zero-rate bound, produces a welfare loss.
Statement by Secretary-General Angel Gurría at the occasion of the OECD-WB Conference on challenges and policies for promoting inclusive growth, 24-25 March 2011 at OECD, Paris.
Homeownership rates have increased significantly in many OECD countries over recent decades.
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This paper depicts the rapid development and transformation of the Chinese economy so far and discusses how to sustain vigorous and inclusive growth.
Spain’s government has introduced ambitious consolidation measures, which should yield a sizeable improvement in discretionary fiscal efforts.
Oslo conference on Tax and Crime, 21-23 March, launches a whole of government approach in fighting financial crime.