Reports


  • 5-April-2006

    English

    Skills Upgrading: New Policy Perspectives

    Skills are key to a better job and a better life. Yet acquiring them is often most difficult for the people who need them most: those trapped in low-paid jobs with hard working conditions. The result is an imbalanced labour market...

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  • 7-February-2006

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    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006: Progress in Responding to the 2005 Policy Priorities - United Kingdom Country Note

    This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2005 priorities for the United Kingdom. In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the note records earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements and draft legislation presented to parliaments.

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  • 28-October-2005

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    Local Governance for Promoting Employment —Comparing the Performance of Japan and Seven Countries—

    This book includes the papers presented at the workshop with report of some successful cases of regional employment development in each country, which was added to the papers based on the discussions at the workshop...

  • 20-October-2005

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    United Kingdom: Inventory on financial support in fisheries

    Country inventory of the United Kingdom as of 2005 on financial support in fisheries.

  • 17-October-2005

    English, , 115kb

    United Kingdom: Competition Law and Policy in 2004-2005

    In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2004-2005.

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  • 10-October-2005

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    OECD Scoreboard 2005: Briefing note for the United Kingdom

    This note summarises recent developments in science, technology and innovation in the United Kingdom.

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  • 13-September-2005

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    Education at a Glance 2005 Briefing Note - United Kingdom

    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.

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  • 31-August-2005

    English

    Evaluating Public Participation in Policy Making

    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.

  • 22-June-2005

    English, , 256kb

    Effectiveness of tax incentives to boost (retirement) saving: theoretical motivation and empirical evidence

    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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  • 28-February-2005

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    The United Kingdom Climate Change Levy: A Study in Political Economy

    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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