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    • Revenue Statistics: Key findings for Poland December 5, 2018
      The tax-to-GDP ratio in Poland increased by 0.5 percentage points, from 33.4% in 2016 to 33.9% in 2017. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.2% over the same period.
    • Good jobs for all in a changing world of work: The new OECD Jobs Strategy – Key findings for Poland December 4, 2018
      The digital revolution, globalisation and demographic changes are transforming labour markets at a time when policy makers are also struggling with slow productivity and wage growth and high levels of income inequality. The new OECD Jobs Strategy provides a comprehensive framework and policy recommendations to help countries address these challenges.
    • Stemming the Superbug Tide in Poland November 7, 2018
      Resistance proportions for eight antibiotic-bacterium pairs in Poland have increased in recent years, from 22% in 2005 to 25% in 2015, and could go up to 26% by 2030, should current trends in antibiotic consumption, population and economic growth continue into the future. Resistance proportions in Poland were higher than the OECD average in 2015 […]
    • Effective carbon rates: Key findings for Poland September 17, 2018
      This country note for Poland provides detail on the proportion of CO2 emissions from energy use subject to different effective carbon rates (ECR), as well as on the level and components of average ECRs in each of the six economic sectors (road transport, off-road transport, industry, agriculture and fishing, residential & commercial, and electricity).
    • Financing innovative business investment in Poland June 29, 2018
      Poland’s productivity has grown strongly over the past two decades. However, the public and private capital stock is weak, and investment remains focused on the adoption of existing technologies, which weighs on future productivity gains and innovation.
    • Strengthening innovation in Poland June 29, 2018
      Poland’s catch up with other OECD country has been largely based on productivity growth resulting from restructuring towards more productive sectors and foreign technology absorption.
    • Taxing Wages: Key findings for Poland April 26, 2018
      Poland had the 22nd lowest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2017. The country occupied the same position in 2016. The average single worker in Poland faced a tax wedge of 35.6% in 2017 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
    • Research Fellowships and Conference Sponsorship April 16, 2018
      The Co-operative Research Programme (CRP)'s Call for Applications for conference sponsorship and research fellowships for funding in 2019 is now CLOSED. The CRP supports work on sustainable use of natural resources in agriculture, forests, fisheries and food production.
    • Taxation of household savings: Key findings for Poland April 12, 2018
      This note presents marginal effective tax rates (METRs) that summarise the tax system’s impact on the incentives to make an additional investment in a particular type of savings. By comparing METRs on different types of household savings, we can gain insights into which assets or savings types receive the most favourable treatment from the tax […]
    • Poland must make urgent legislative reforms to combat foreign bribery March 22, 2018
      Poland must make urgent progress on carrying out key recommendations of the OECD Working Group on Bribery that remain unimplemented, more than four years after its Phase 3 evaluation in June 2013.
    • Poland: Build on current economic strength to innovate and invest in skills and infrastructure March 19, 2018
      Poland’s economic growth remains strong. Rising family benefits and a booming jobs market are lifting household income while poverty rates and inequality are falling, says a new OECD report.
    • Taxing Energy Use 2018: Key findings for Poland February 14, 2018
      This note describes the taxation of energy use in Poland. It contains the country’s energy tax profiles, followed by country-specific information to complement the general discussion in Taxing Energy Use 2018 (OECD, 2018).
    • Government at a Glance December 19, 2017
      Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
    • Pensions at a Glance 2017 – Key findings for Poland December 5, 2017
      Key findings for Poland from the report "Pensions at a Glance 2017"
    • OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 – highlights by country November 22, 2017
      These notes present selected country highlights from the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 with a specific focus on digital trends among all themes covered.