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  • OECD Economic Outlook and Interim Economic Outlook

    Weak trade growth and financial distortions are exacerbating slow global economic growth, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Outlook. The global economy is projected to grow at a slower pace this year than in 2015, with only a modest uptick expected in 2017. The Outlook warns that a low-growth trap has taken root, as poor growth expectations further depress trade, investment, productivity and wages.

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  • Economic Survey of the United States 2016

    Seven years after the financial crisis, the US economy has rebounded : output has surpassed its pre-crisis peak by 10%, robust private-sector employment gains have sharply reduced unemployment, fiscal sustainability has been largely restored and corporate profits are high.

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  • Economic Surveys of the European Union and Euro Area 2016

    Macro policies have become more supportive, but demand is still weak and unemployment very high.

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