OECD Economic Surveys: Finland 2008 by OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop

By OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop

This 2008 version of OECD's periodic survey of Finland's economic climate opens with a bankruptcy analyzing how Finland can get the main out of Globalisation. It then stories fresh financial functionality and examines key financial matters Finland faces together with tax coverage, the municipal providers region, a greater functioning labour industry, making tertiary schooling pretty much as good as obligatory schooling, and having access to and integrating international labour.

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See Broadbent et al. (2006) and Rae and Sollie (2007) for a more detailed discussion of RSCA analysis. 6. 5%. 4% drop in GDP and a significant fall in employment (Bank of Finland, 2007). 7. The Eurostat database of business demography contains slightly more recent data, which suggest that there has been a slight pick-up in total firm births (but not deaths) in recent years. However, this is likely to reflect an increase in sole proprietorships driven by income-shifting incentives (Chapter 3). There is little evidence to suggest that turnover of firms with more than one employee has increased.

1, top panel), almost on a par with the United Kingdom and not far behind Sweden and Denmark. 1. 1787/337271005853 1. Weighted average of Denmark, Iceland, mainland (in case of the GDP) Norway and Sweden. Source: OECD, Economic Outlook and National Accounts databases. 2). Overall, productivity in the manufacturing sector has been relatively good, with most of the gap relative to the United States being explained by lower productivity levels in the services sector (Chapter 4). 1, bottom panel). 46 OECD ECONOMIC SURVEYS: FINLAND – ISBN 978-92-64-04315-2 – © OECD 2008 2.

Rather, Chapter 4 argues that more competition is the key to improved performance. To bring this about, well-specified contracts to ensure a high standard of quality are required; but it should not necessarily matter whether the bidding to provide a service is won by a private firm or a public agency. As discussed in Chapter 4, encouraging greater competition, while safeguarding quality, will involve: i) drawing a sharper distinction between core and non-core services, so that government resources can be increasingly focused on the core services; ii) encouraging the private sector to play a larger role in the provision of non-core services; and iii) ensuring a level playing field between private and public providers, by improving public procurement rules and guarding against cross-subsidies to public providers.

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