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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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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 background report is one of a series of papers prepared by countries participating in an activity of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), “Attracting, Developing and Retaining Effective Teachers.” The focus of the country background reports is on the aspects of teacher policy that deal with how to attract, recruit, develop, and retain effective teachers. The report has the following four objectives:
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Presented at "Taking Fear out of Schools", an International Policy conference co-organised by the OECD, the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, the Directorate for Primary and Secondary Education and Stavanger University College, (5-8 September 2004, Stavanger, Norway)
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2002-2003.
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The 2004 edition of the publication Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance. It provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date array of indicators on the performance of education systems that represent the consensus of professional thinking on how to measure the current state of education internationally. The focus of this edition of Education at a Glance is