OECD's 2012 Economic Survey of Norway examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects, and includes more detailed analyses of value for money in public spending and capital tax reform.
Table of contents:
Executive summary Key recommendations Assessment and recommendations -I. Macroeconomic policies to support sustainable growth -II. Labour market policies -III. Raising public spending efficiency -IV. Reform of capital taxation -Bibliography -Annex A1. Taking stock of structural reforms Chapter 1.Value for money and public spending -Overall budgeting and expenditure planning -Aiming at value for money Chapter 2.Tax reform in Norway: A focus on capital taxation -Main features of the dual income tax system -The taxation of capital income and wealth -Gift and inheritance taxation -Corporate income taxation -Local property taxation -The stamp duty on property transactions -The economic consequences of the recommended reform measures -Annex 2.A1.Effective tax rates on savings in different asset classes