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This note summarises recent developments in science, technology and innovation in the United Kingdom.
This seminar looked at how development and successes of UK agencies fits with the global situation and will examine the strengths and weaknesses of the various development bodies in the UK, with some international comparators...
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This note summarizes the main characteristics of the UK’s education system. The full edition “Education at a Glance: OECD indicators 2005” provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date array of education indicators enabling countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance.
This report offers strategic guidance for policy makers and government officials responsible for commissioning and using evaluations of public engagement. It provides an indication of the key issues for consideration and offers concrete examples drawn from current practice in 8 OECD countries.
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"Making Space: Architecture and Design for Young Children", international conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, 8-9 December 2005, organised by Children in Scotland with the support of PEB, the Scottish Executive, The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland and Children in Europe.
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Household level evidence from the United States and the United Kingdom on the effectiveness of tax favours in boosting retirement saving. OECD Economic Studies No. 39.
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The OECD organised an expert meeting on the institutional design of regulatory authorities, which was hosted by the United Kingdom on 10-11 January 2005 in London. The proceedings from the meeting are now available.
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms, focuses on key structural policy priorities for the United Kingdom, 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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This document, prepared by Prof. David Pearce, assesses the political economy of the UK Climate Change Levy. The levy has contributed to the UK climate change targets. It may well have fared better than some regulations, but whether it has done better than a pure carbon tax is debateable.
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Information on the administration, legal framework and other aspects of fisheries management in the United Kingdom.