This report looks at the fiscal, environmental and social impacts of energy subsidy reform in Moldova with a particular focus on energy affordability.
The water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector in Moldova is not financially sustainable: tariffs do not typically cover operational costs and capital investments are heavily funded by external development partners.
Conveniently located near the world’s fastest growing energy markets, the resource-rich and transit countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia contribute significantly to world energy security. However, shared challenges across the region...
  • 23 Nov 2015
  • OECD, European Training Foundation, European Union, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Pages: 360
The SME Policy Index is a benchmarking tool designed for emerging economies to assess SME policy frameworks and monitor progress in policy implementation over time.
This report reviews the micro, small and medium-sized business sector in the Republic of Moldova, as well as governmental policies related to small and medium-sized enterprises, particularly regarding financing and innovation.
The studies contained in this volume demonstrate that despite the economic crisis, there still is much potential in this region and that the measures that need to be taken to realise that potential are feasible and affordable.
Using an innovative methodology, the Investment Reform Index 2010 monitors investment-related policy reforms in the economies of South-East Europe and compares these to best practices in the OECD area.
This report constitutes one of the pillars of the Investment Compact’s work. It provides governments with an overview of each country's performance on investment policy reform and will support them in setting priorities and further improving the...
Educational work is a key element for both human capital formation and the promotion of peace and democratic values. It has therefore been identified as one of the priorities of the Stability Pact. The OECD was asked to be Co-ordinator for “General ...
This chapter lays out a proposed Information Scheme for greening SMEs in the Republic of Moldova. The proposed information scheme includes five different information based tools. Each tool is introduced with relevant objectives, timeframes, links to...
This chapter presents social support systems in Moldova related to water supply and sanitation (WSS) (direct and indirect support, on the supply and demand side) and assesses them.
This project was undertaken by the OECD with the financial support of the European Union, which is gratefully acknowledged.
This chapter presents a short summary of key findings and conclusions of the report, as well as key recommendations. It was drafted to serve (and de facto was used) as a stand-alone short policy summary of this study to be circulated and discussed...
This chapter presents data on financial flows that represent domestic support to the water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector in Moldova on the supply and demand side, i.e. to WSS systems and operators on the one hand, and to customers on the other hand.
This chapter outlines four imaginary yet realistic scenarios with respect to both supply-side and demand-side support measures. Further, it presents ex ante analysis and prioritisation of the scenarios to inform the choice to be made by local...
This chapter briefly presents the socio-economic context and recent trends in water supply and sanitation (WSS) in Moldova; it concludes on the need for stronger domestic financial support mechanisms for WSS in Moldova, including for addressing...
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