The aim of the recent healthcare reform was to increase the sustainability of healthcare finances, by reducing its negative impact on employment and increasing cost-effectiveness via enhanced competition, as discussed in this working paper.
This working paper suggests that while student achievement is above the OECD average in science and at the OECD average in reading and math according to the 2006 PISA study, weaker students tend to do badly by international comparison.
Germany has joined 15 other countries in signing the OECD-Council of Europe Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, in a step that will help it to combat cross-border tax evasion more effectively in today’s open global economy.
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Nach einer längeren Phase der Stagnation hat Deutschland eine kräftige Erholung erlebt. Die Unternehmens- und Staatsfinanzen sind robust, so dass ein solides Fundament für eine Fortsetzung des Aufschwungs gegeben ist, sofern die von den globalen Finanzmarktturbulenzen ausgehenden Bremseffekte nicht zu stark werden. Damit das hohe Wirtschaftswachstum über den Konjunkturaufschwung hinaus andauern kann, muss allerdings die Wachstumsrate
The first 2008 International Transport Forum on Transport and Energy: the Challenge of Climate Change was held in Leipzig from 28 – 30 May. Click for Key Messages, videos, photos and other output
This report provides valuable insights into how labour policies can be expanded to meet economic development and social cohesion goals, while also reconciling national and local concerns...
Statistics Working Paper N. 25 - 2008/3/REV1 - This paper provides new estimates of international trade in services for mode 3 (foreign affiliates' sales in a host country) for four major OECD countries, thanks to the harmonisation of FATS statistics with conventional international trade ones (trade recorded in the balances of payments - modes 1 and 2), using the CEPII's exhaustive CHELEM-BAL database. The results show that sales by
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Country inventory from Germany on fisheries services, submitted in 2007.
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The purpose of this activity is to provide policymakers with options for developing systems to recognise non-formal and informal learning; to effectively implement the agenda; and determine under what conditions recognition of non-formal and informal learning can be beneficial for all. &