Economic policies to foster green growth

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  • Economic Survey of Ireland 2015

    Improving housing energy efficiency, water infrastructure and urban public transport and fostering higher urban population densities should be priorities.

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  • Economic Survey of Iceland 2015

    Iceland’s environmental quality is good and environmental stewardship is well developed. Changes to the current fishing regime should be cautious and aim to continue to preserve stocks and to support economic efficiency.

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  • Economic Survey of Austria 2015

    Low fuel taxes encourage fuel use and fuel tourism in Austria. Bringing fuel prices to the levels of its neighbours and phasing out tax breaks for CO2-emitting company cars would help Austria to meet targets for greenhouse gas reductions.

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Do environmental policies matter for productivity growth?

This study identifies and analyses some key challenges that OECD and partner economies may face over the coming 50 years if underlying global trends relating to growth, trade, inequality and environmental pressures prevail.

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