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  • 23-November-2017

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    Revenue Statistics: Key findings for Canada

    The tax-to-GDP ratio in Canada decreased by 0.3 percentage points, from 32.0% in 2015 to 31.7% in 2016. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.3 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.3% over the same period.

  • 23-November-2017

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    Revenue Statistics: Key findings for Japan

    The tax-to-GDP ratio in Japan increased by 0.4 percentage points from 30.3% in 2014 to 30.7% in 2015.* The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.1 percentage points from 33.9% to 34.0% over the same period. In 2016 the OECD average was 34.3%.

  • 23-November-2017

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    Revenue Statistics: Key findings for Australia

    The tax-to-GDP ratio in Australia increased by 0.6 percentage points from 27.6% in 2014 to 28.2% in 2015.* The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.1 percentage points from 33.9% to 34.0% over the same period. In 2016 the OECD average was 34.3%.

  • 23-November-2017

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    Revenue Statistics: Key findings for New Zealand

    The tax-to-GDP ratio in New Zealand decreased by 0.9 percentage points, from 33.0% in 2015 to 32.1% in 2016. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.3 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.3% over the same period..

  • 23-November-2017

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    Revenue Statistics: Key findings for Germany

    The tax-to-GDP ratio in Germany increased by 0.5 percentage points, from 37.1% in 2015 to 37.6% in 2016. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.3 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.3% over the same period.

  • 23-November-2017

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    Revenue Statistics: Key findings for the United States

    The tax-to-GDP ratio in the United States decreased by 0.2 percentage points, from 26.2% in 2015 to 26.0% in 2016. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.3 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.3% over the same period.

  • 20-November-2017

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    Revenue Statistics 2017 to launch Thursday 23 November 2017

    Tax burdens and revenue collection across the OECD countries are reaching levels not seen since before the global financial crisis. Nevertheless, the tax mix varies enormously across the advanced economies.

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  • 15-November-2017

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    Permit allocation rules and investment incentives in emissions trading systems

    This paper asks whether free allocation of tradable emission permits in emissions trading systems can weaken emission abatement incentives for firms.

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  • 15-November-2017

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    COP23 side event: Carbon pricing for the low carbon transition

    Avoiding the potentially very high costs of climate change requires transitioning to a low carbon economy. Carbon pricing, in the form of emissions trading systems or taxes, helps to reduce emissions, but what is its role in driving the low carbon transition?

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  • 14-November-2017

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    Blog: Carbon prices are still far too low to prevent climate change

    Pricing carbon is one of the surest policy means we know for curbing greenhouse gas emissions and meeting the targets of the Paris Climate Agreement agreed in 2015. Has there been any progress with its implementation since then? Not enough, is the verdict of some of the world’s leading experts.

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