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Does Regulation Affect Economic Outcomes? the Case of Dentistry*
This study examines the role of variations in occupational licensing policies in improving the quality of services provided to consumers and the effect of restrictive regulations on the prices of
The OECD's Harmful Tax Competition Initiative and the Tax Havens: From Bombshell to Damp Squib
The OECD's Harmful Tax Competition of 1998 departed in both tone and substance from almost anything the organization had published before. The roots of the associated project lie mainly in EU
Tax Havens: Renegade States in the International Tax Regime?*
Taxing multinational enterprises (MNEs) is inherently conflictual because national tax systems are not well designed to handle their international activities. The OECD has been instrumental in
Did Blacklisting Hurt the Tax Havens?
Purpose - This paper tests the widely-held assumption that blacklisting, such as that practiced by the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) and the FATF (Financial Action Task
The Atlantic Divide in Antitrust: An Examination of US and EU Competition Policy
How is it that two broadly similar systems of competition law have reached different results across a number of significant antitrust issues? While the United States and the European Union share a
Governing Economic Globalization: The Pioneering Experience of the OECD
  • R. Kudrle
  • Political Science, Economics
    Journal of World Trade
  • 1 June 2012
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has pioneered global governance in three areas of vital importance to international commerce: competition, foreign direct investment,
Despite marked parallels in the language of their antitrust laws and the increasing use of economic expertise in developing agency positions, the United States and the European Union exhibit strong
Reducing the Cost of Dental Care
The OECD and the International Tax Regime: Persistence Pays Off
Abstract The OECD has played a pivotal role in the diffusion of tax practices since its inception: its model tax treaty grew from interwar developments and largely reflects vertical diffusion from US