Boosting market liberalisation by reducing trade, investment and competition barriers to "best practice" levels could significantly raise GDP per head in the European Union and the United States, according to a new OECD working paper.
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2003-2004.
Studies of the Mexico-USA avocado trade; Australian dairy industry; Chilean agro-food sector; Kenyan cut flower sector; agricultural reform in New Zealand; fisheries in Denmark and seafood in Thailand.
Case studies include: motor vehicle sector in Japan, Poland, South Africa and Australia; health services in the USA and Mexico, Japan, Philippines and Thailand; international IT sourcing in the United States, India and Europe plus IBM and Infosys.
Studies include: textile and clothing sectors in Bangladesh, Colombia, Lesotho, Mauritius, USA, Australia and the Slovak Republic; the steel industry in Europe and the US; and shipbuilding in the EU, Japan and Australia.
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Speech by Mr. Jeffrey Owens, Head of the OECD's Centre for Tax Policy and Administration to the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform. This conference was held in San Francisco on 31 March 2005.
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Model simulations illustrate a number of channels through which the US current-account deficit could narrow and explore the implications across countries. Economic Studies No. 38.
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The effect that international relocation of various types of production has on US exports of services is identified and compared. Economic Studies No. 38.
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms, focuses on key structural policy priorities for the United States, 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.