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The Slovak Republic is ranked 12th among the 34 OECD member countries in decreasing order with a tax wedge for an average single worker at 41.2% in 2014, compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.
There are now 42 signatories to the OECD Declaration on Green Growth. Lithuania has joined Costa Rica, Colombia, Croatia, Latvia, Morocco, Tunisia, as well as OECD members in having adhered to the declaration. Latest reports are now available on Zambia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Korea.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for the Slovak Republic identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
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This report depicts key policies, processes and factors related to the management of resources and their use in the Slovak pre-primary, primary and secondary education system.
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The tax burden in the Slovak Republic increased by 1.5 percentage points from 28.1% to 29.6%, the third highest rise amongst member countries in 2013. The OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. The Slovak standard VAT rate is 20%, which is above the OECD average. The average VAT/GST standard rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.
The inflow of migrants to the Slovak Republic have declined in the aftermath of the economic crisis (the inflow of foreigners halved between 2008 and 2011), while outflows were stable or slightly increasing.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in the Slovak Republic.
Structural reforms are key to achieving stronger, more inclusive and sustainable growth. Reforming the public sector together with transport infrastructures, skills and innovation policies would help raise growth and reduce regional inequality.
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This book provides, from an international perspective, an independent analysis of major issues facing the educational evaluation and assessment framework, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches in the Slovak Republic.
Country notes outlining regional variations in health, jobs, safety, environment, access to services, civic engagement, housing, education, income, and employment. These notes are from the OECD publication "How's Life in Your Region?".