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Private Property: Is Water the Price of Union?

Private Property: Is Water the Price of Union?

Austrians love their water. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 94% of Austrians say they are satisfied with water quality. When restaurant owners attempted to charge for tap water in 2009, it was cultural blasphemy in a city where water, fed by Alpine springs, is seen as a birthright. When Austria held […]

OECD Education at a Glance

OECD Education at a Glance

Education: A Pricey Commodity, 11 Sept. by Peter Mayr & Conrad Seidl […] The OECD survey emphasises that Austrian educational opportunities are essentially inherited. Young adults, especially men from less-educated families only rarely obtain higher education. According to the report [Education at a Glance 2012], Austrian parents exert a lot of influence, yet not enough […]

Newspapers faring best in Austria

Austrian newspapers continue to prosper in spite of the financial crisis and the wrenching changes in the industry that have shaken the print press elsewhere, outperforming all other countries in the study by some measures, according to an soon-to-be-released study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Compared to a decline in revenue […]

G20 Summit Adjourns

G20 Summit Adjourns

By the end of the G20 Summit on Apr. 2 in London, leaders came away with quite a respectable list of agreements – and more than skeptics had expected. Until now, the world’s 20 largest economies had taken a backseat to the G8, the group of primarily Western countries belonging to an ‘old boys club’ […]

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