13-October-2010

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Taxation, Innovation and the Environment

By putting a price on pollution, do environmentally related taxes spur innovation? Does the design of the tax play a critical role? What is the effect of this innovation? In analysing these questions, the report draws on case studies that cover Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Israel and others. It also covers a wide set of environmental issues and technologies, as well as the economic and policy contexts.

23-September-2010

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Third Lancet Series on Chronic Diseases: England - Key Facts

Obesity rates in the United Kingdom are the highest in Europe. Two in 3 men and more than 1 in 2 women are overweight in the United Kingdom. One in 4 people are obese.

23-September-2010

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Obesity and the Economics of Prevention: Fit not Fat - United Kingdom (England) Key Facts

Obesity rates in the United Kingdom are the highest in Europe. In England, rates have increased faster than in most OECD countries.

7-July-2010

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Employment Outlook 2010 Country Notes: United Kingdom

The global economic crisis hit the UK economy and its labour market hard. The UK unemployment rate (ILO definition) rose by 2.8 percentage points since December 2007 to reach 7.9% in March 2010, an increase that is similar to the average rise for the OECD area.

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22-April-2010

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Case Studies of the Ways in Which Initial Teacher Training Providers in England Prepare Student Teachers to Use ICT Effectively in their Subject Teaching

The report is part of an OECD comparative study, ICT in Initial Teacher Training, which aims to develop insights into how courses of initial teacher training prepare student teachers to use ICT effectively in their teaching. Three English initial teacher training providers agreed to participate in the research. Visits to undertake the research took place in May and June 2009. In the case of institutions A and B, the main work involved

8-April-2010

English

Tax Expenditures in OECD Countries - OECD publication

This book sheds light on the use of tax expenditures, mainly through a study of ten OECD countries: Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. It highlights key trends and successful practices.

11-March-2010

English

Dedicated Public-Private Partnership Units: A Survey of Institutional and Governance Structures

Dedicated public-private partnership (PPP) units are set up with full or partial aid of the government to ensure that the skills needed to handle third-party provision of goods and services are made available and clustered together. This book provides an overview of dedicated PPP units

10-March-2010

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18-January-2010

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Benefits and Wages - United Kingdom 2009 - Tax-benefit country chapter

This “Country Chapter” provides a detailed description of tax and benefit rules in the United kingdom in 2008 and a summary of policy trends.

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