Israel’s output growth remains relatively strong and unemployment is low. However, living standards remain well below those of top ranking OECD countries, the rate of relative poverty is high, and there are environmental challenges.
Switzerland’s economy has performed well in recent years but it faces a number of longer terms challenges. These include transitioning from nuclear to renewables, stepping up long-term productivity growth and better integrating migrants and women into the workforce.
As Mexico seeks to boost economic growth, pressures on its natural resources and environmental outcomes
may intensify, jeopardizing the sustainability of that growth and the well-being of the population.