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  • 16-September-2016

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    Iceland: Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the OECD

    Biographical note of Iceland's Permanent Representative to the OECD.

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  • 31-May-2016

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    How's life in Iceland?

    This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2016.

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  • 14-April-2016

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    Education Policy Outlook Country Profile - Iceland

    This policy profile is part of the Education Policy Outlook series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across OECD countries.

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  • 24-November-2015

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    Education at a Glance 2015: Iceland

    The 2015 edition introduces more detailed analysis of participation in early childhood and tertiary levels of education. The report also examines first generation tertiary-educated adults’ educational and social mobility, labour market outcomes for recent graduates, and participation in employer-sponsored formal and/or non-formal education.

  • 1-September-2015

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Iceland on 1st September 2015

    The Secretary-General presented the 2015 OECD Economic Survey of Iceland and held meetings with the President of Iceland, the Prime Minster and several other ministers. Mr. Gurría also attended meetings with business and unions, and the Parliament’s Economic and Trade Affairs Committee.

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  • 1-September-2015

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    Economic Survey of Iceland 2015

    Iceland has steadily recovered from the financial crisis. Key challenges to ensuring sustained growth and high levels of wellbeing include consolidating macroeconomic stability, locking in progress in fiscal policy and lifting productivity growth.

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  • 7-July-2015

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    OECD Health Statistics 2015 - Country Notes

    Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2015, July 2015 version. The notes are available in PDF format.

  • 9-April-2015

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    Iceland’s Inter-Ministerial Steering Group Must Make Prompt Progress in Fighting Foreign Bribery

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery has serious concerns about Iceland’s lack of progress in combatting the bribery of foreign public officials, and to implement the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.

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  • 4-September-2014

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    Iceland must balance growth in power and tourism industries with nature conservation, OECD says

    Iceland must balance growth in power and tourism industries with nature conservation, OECD says Iceland has one of the world’s most pristine natural environments and its glaciers, volcanoes and hot underground springs bring major economic benefits via renewable energy and tourism.

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  • 15-April-2014

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    Taxing Wages: Country note for Iceland

    The average worker in Iceland faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 33.4% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Iceland was ranked 22 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.

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