OECD 2012 Economic Survey of Denmark examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects and looks in particular at consolidating public finances and improving energy and climate change policies.
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Basic statistics of Denmark Executive summary Assessment and recommendations -The ongoing global economic slowdown clouds Denmark's economic prospects -The downslide risis make it even more important to lift potential growth -More could be done to foster competition in some sectors -Financial sysemt vulnerabilities need to be addressed -Better controlling public expenditure would help ease the tax pressure -The fiscal framework needs to be reinforced, both at the central and sub-central levels -Raising the efficiency of social expenditures -Towards green growth: improving energy and climate change policies -Annex A1. Progress in structural reform Chapter 1. Consolidating public finances -Controlling public expenditure is a long-standing challenge -Strengthening the fiscal framework at the central level -Strengthening the fiscal framework and enhancing self-governance at the sub-central levels -How to contain public expenditure -Revisiting the tax structure Chapter 2. Towards green growth Improving energy and climate change policies -Past energy and GHG emission trends -Danish climate change and energy policies in perspective -Raising the efficiency of Danish climate and energy policies and minimising their costs