OECD Economic Surveys: Iceland

Frequency :
Every 18 months
ISSN :
1999-0308 (online)
ISSN :
1995-3240 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19990308
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the Icelandic economy. Each edition surveys the major challenges faced by the country, evaluates the short-term outlook, and makes specific policy recommendations. Special chapters take a more detailed look at specific challenges. Extensive statistical information is included in charts and graphs.

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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
10 Apr 2001
Pages :
105
ISBN :
9789264192973 (PDF) ; 9789264190160 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-isl-2001-en

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This 2001 edition of OECD's periodic review of Iceland's economy includes special features on tax reform and on structural policy.
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Table of Contents

Assessment and Recommendations
I. Recent Trends and Prospects

-The Economy Remains Overheated
-The Near-Term Outlook and Associated Risks
-The Effect of a Possible Extra Aluminum Smelter on the Medium-Term Outlook
II. Macroeconomic Policies
-Monetary Management
-The Fiscal Stance
III. Increasing Simplicity, Neutrality, and Sustainability: A Basis for Tax Reform
-Introduction
-Towards a Simple Tax System
-The Current Tax System in Iceland
-Scope for Action
IV. Structural Surveillance
-New Activities
-Traditional Activities
-Framework Conditions
-Assessment and Scope for Further Action
Annex I. Main Features of the Tax System in 2001
Annex II. Calendar of Main Economic Events