Economics Department

ECO Working Papers - Chronological


Economics Department Working Papers 1983 to present by year or by topic.
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Note: The views expressed in these papers are those of the author[s] and do not necessarily reflect those of the OECD or of the governments of its Member countries.

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582: The costs of delaying fiscal consolidation: a case study for Greece
by Vassiliki Koutsogeorgopoulou & David Turner


581: Local government finances: The link between intergovernmental transfers and net worth
by Luiz de Mello


580: Boosting Austria's Innovation Performance
by Willi Leibfritz and Jürgen Janger

579: Improving employment prospects in the Slovak Republic: building on past reforms
by Andrés Fuentes


578: Improving education outcomes in the slovak republic
by David Carey


577: How regulatory reforms in Sweden have boosted productivity
by Espen Erlandsen and Jens Lundsgaard


576: The Policy Determinants of Investment in Tertiary Education
Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Romina Boarini, Hubert Strauss,Christine de la Maisonneuve and Clarice Saadi


575: Product Market Competition in the OECD Countries: Taking Stock and Moving Forward
by Jens Høj, Miguel Jimenez, Maria Maher, Giuseppe Nicoletti, and Michael Wise


574: Too Little Destruction, Too Little Creation: A Schumpeterian Diagnosis of Barriers to Sustained Growth in Ukraine
by Christian Gianella and William Tompson


573: How do the OECD growth projections for the G7 economies perform? A post-mortem
by Lukas Vogel


572 Austria’s deepening economic integration with Central and Eastern Europe
by Rina Bhattacharya


571 Meeting the challenges of decentralisation in France
by Stéphanie Jamet


570 Enhancing incentives to improve performance in the education system in France
by Paul O'Brien


569 Combating poverty and social exclusion in France
by Stéphanie Jamet


568 Competition Law and Policy Indicators for the OECD countries
by Jens Høj


567: Structural policies and economic resilience to shocks
by Romain Duval, Jørgen Elmeskov and Lukas Vogel

566: Family policy in Hungary: how to improve the reconciliation between work and family?
by Philip Hemmings

565: Encouraging sub-national government efficiency in Hungary
by Alessandro Goglio

564: Integration of immigrants in OECD countries: do policies matter?
by Orsetta Causa and Sébastien Jean

563: The unemployment impact of immigration in OECD countries
by Sébastien Jean and Miguel Jiménez 

562: Migration in OECD countries: labour market impact and integration issues
by Sébastien Jean, Orsetta Causa, Miguel Jimenez and Isabelle Wanner

561: The internationalisation of production, international outsourcing and employment in the OECD
by Margit Molnar, Nigel Pain and Daria Taglioni

560: Why has Swedish inflation been persistently low?
by Felix Hüfner

559: The Swedish housing market – better allocation via less regulation
by Felix Hüfner and Jens Lundsgaard

558: Linkages between performance and institutions in the primary and secondary education sectorby Douglas Sutherland and Robert Price

557: Toward a more efficient taxation system in New Zealand
by Annabelle Mourougane

556: Income inequality, poverty and social spending in Japan
by Randall S. Jones

555. Improving the efficiency of health care spending: selected evidence on hospital performance
by Espen Erlandsen

554. Cross-country analysis of efficiency in OECD health care sectors: options for research
by Unto Häkkinen and Isabelle Joumard

553. What promotes fiscal consolidation: OECD country experiences
by Stéphanie Guichard, Mike Kennedy, Eckhard Wurzel and Christophe André

552. Globalisation and the Macroeconomic Policy Environment
by Karine Hervé, Isabell Koske, Nigel Pain and Franck Sédillot. May 2007

551. Why has core inflation remained so muted in the face of the oil shock?
by Paul van den Noord and Christophe André. April 2007

550. Housing markets and adjustments in monetary union
by Peter Hoeller and David Rae. April 2007

549. Financial markets in Iceland
by Peter Tulip. April 2007

548. The political economy of delaying fiscal consolidation
Boris Cournède. March 2007

547. The impact on growth of higher efficiency of public spending on schools
Frédéric Gonand. March 2007

546. Performance indicators for public spending efficiency in primary and secondary education
Douglas Sutherland, Robert Price, Isabelle Joumard and Chantal Nicq. February 2007

545. Monetary policy and macroeconomic stability in Latin America: The cases of Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico
Luiz de Mello and Diego Moccero. February 2007

544. The Brazilian "tax war": The case of value-added tax competition among the states
Luiz de Mello. February 2007. Forthcoming in Public Finance Review, 2007.

543. Public spending efficiency: institutional indicators in primary and secondary educations
Frédéric Gonand, Isabelle Joumard and Robert Price. February 2007

542. Enhancing Turkey's growth prospects by improving formal sector business conditions
Rauf Gönenç, Willi Leibfritz and Gökhan Yilmaz. January 2007

541. Fiscal relations across levels of government in Australia
Vassiliki Koutsogeorgoppoulou. January 2007

540. Russian manufacturing and the threat of 'Dutch disease'. A comparison of competitiveness developments in Russia and Ukrainian industry
Rudiger Ahrend, Donato De Rosa and William Tompson. January 2007

539. Stimulating innovation in Russia: The role of instititutions and policies
Christian Gianella and William Tompson. January 2007

538. Healthcare reform in Russia: Problems and prospects
William Tompson. January 2007

537. A golden rule for Russia? How a rule-based fiscal policy can allow a smooth adjustment to the new terms of trade
Christian Gianella. January 2007

536. From "clientelism" to a "client-centred orientation"? The challenge of public administration reform in Russia
William Tompson. January 2007





535. Has the rise in debt made households more vulnerable?
Nathalie Girouard, Mike Kennedy and Christophe André. December 2006

534. Social security reform in Brazil: Achievements and remaining challenges
Fabio Giambiagi and Luiz de Mello. December 2006

533. Improving labour utilisation in Brazil
Luiz de Mello, Naércio Menezes Filho and Luiz G. Scorzafave. December 2006

532. Boosting innovation performance in Brazil
Carlos H. de Brito Cruz and Luiz de Mello. December 2006

531. Consolidating macroeconomic adjustment in Brazil
Luiz de Mello and Diego Moccero. December 2006

530. Product market regulation in the non-manufacturing sectors of OECD countries: measurement and highlights
Paul Conway and Giuseppe Nicoletti. December 2006

529. The Turkish pension system: further reforms to help solve the informality problem
Anne Marie Brook and Edward Whitehouse. December 2006

528. Policies to improve Turkey's resilience to financial market shocks
Anne-Marie Brook. December 2006

527. Upgrading Japan's innovation system to sustain economic growth
Randall S. Jones and Tadashi Yokoyama. December 2006

526. Strengthening the integration of Japan in the world economy to benefit more fully from globalisation
Randall S. Jones and Taesik Yoon. December 2006

525. OECD's FDI regulatory restrictiveness index: Revision and extension to more economies
Takeshi Koyama and Stephen Golub. December 2006

524. Globalisation and inflation in the OECD economies
Nigel Pain, Isabell Koske and Marte Sollie. November 2006

523. Identifying determinants of Germany's international price competitiveness - A structural VAR approach
Martin Meurers. November 2006

522. Short-term pain for long-term gain: The impact of structural reform on fiscal outcomes in EMU
Paul van den Noord and Boris Cournède. November 2006

521. Interactions between monetary and fiscal policy: How monetary conditions affect fiscal consolidation
Rudiger Ahrend, Pietro Catte and Robert Price. November 2006

520. Restoring fiscal sustainability in the Euro Area: raise taxes or curb spending?
Boris Cournède and Frédéric Gonand. October 2006

519. Should measures of fiscal stance be adjusted for terms of trade effects?
David Turner. October 2006

518. Monetary policy and inflation expectations in Latin America: Long run effects and volatility spillovers
Luiz de Mello and Diego Moccero. October 2006

517. Social safety nets and structural adjustment
Paul van den Noord, Nathalie Girouard and Christophe André. October 2006

516. Adapting the Icelandic education system to a changing environment
Hannes Suppanz. September 2006

515. Forecasting monthly GDP for Canada
Annabelle Mourougane. September 2006

514. Finland's housing market: reducing risks and improving policies
Laura Vartia. September 2006

513. The Danish housing market: less subsidy and more flexibility
Espen Erlandsen, Jens Lundsgaard and Felix Huefner. September 2006

512. Labour market reform in Germany: How to improve effectiveness
Eckhard Wurzel. September 2006

511. Removing obstacles to employment for women in Ireland
Boris Cournède. September 2006

510. Assessing Russia's non-fuel trade elasticities: Does the Russian economy react "normally" to exchange rate movements?
Christian Gianella and Corinne Chanteloup. September 2006

509. Regulation, competition and productivity convergence
Paul Conway, Donato De Rosa, Giuseppe Nicoletti and Faye Steiner. September 2006
This work has also been published in OECD Economic Studies No. 43/1 2007 (forthcoming)

508. Improving education achievement and attainment in Luxembourg to compete in the labour market
David Carey and Ekkehard Ernst. September 2006

507. Raising economic performance by fostering product market competition in Germany
Andrés Fuentes, Eckhard Wurzel and Andreas Reindl. August 2006

506. Regulation of financial systems and economic growth
Alain de Serres, Shuji Kobayakawa, Torsten Sløk and Laura Vartia. August 2006

505. Enhancing Portugal's human capital
Stéphanie Guichard and Bénédicte Larre. August 2006

504. Improving labour market performance in France
Stéphanie Jamet. July 2006

503. Wage setting in Finland: increasing flexibility in centralised wage agreements
Åsa Johansson. July 2006

502. Taxation, business environment and FDI location in OECD countries
Dana Hajkova, Giuseppe Nicoletti, Laura Vartia and Kwang-Yeol Yoo. July 2006
This work has also been published in OECD Economic Studies No. 43/1 2007 (forthcoming)

501. The political economy of structural reform: Empirical evidence from OECD countries
Jens Høj, Vincenzo Galasso, Giuseppe Nicoletti and Thai-Thanh Dang. July 2006
This work has also been published in OECD Economic Studies No. 43/1 2007 (forthcoming)

500. Labour market performance, income inequality and poverty in OECD countriesand Annexes
Jean-Marc Burniaux, Flavio Padrini and Nicola Brandt. July 2006

499. Improving public-spending efficiency in Czech regions and municipalities
Philip Hemmings. July 2006

498. Policies to promote innovation in the Czech Republic
Alessandro Goglio. July 2006

497. Getting education right for long-term growth in the Czech Republic
Alessandro Goglio. July 2006

496. Assessing the 2005 Czech proposals for pension reform
Philip Hemmings and Edward Whitehouse. July 2006

495. Poland's education and training: Boosting and adapting human capital
Paul O'Brien and Wojciech Paczynski. June 2006

494. The rates and revenue of bank transaction taxes
Jorge Baca-Campolonico, Luiz de Mello and Andrei Kirilenko. June 2006

493. Nothing ventured, nothing gained: The long-run fiscal reward of structural reforms
Peter Hoeller and Claude Giorno. June 2006

492. Ireland's housing boom: What has driven it and have prices overshot?
David Rae and Paul van den Noord. June 2006

491. Boosting competition in Ireland.
David Rae, Line Vogt and Michael Wise. June 2006

490. Factors behind low long-term interest rates
Rudiger Ahrend, Pietro Catte and Robert Price. June 2006

489. The Fiscal challenge in Portugal
Stéphanie Guichard and Willi Leibfritz. June 2006

488. Are house prices nearing a peak? A probit analysis for 17 OECD countries
Paul van den Noord. June 2006

487. Maintaining Switzerland's top innovation capacity
Florence Jaumotte. June 2006

486. Employment patterns in OECD countries: reassessing the role of policies and institutions
Andrea Bassanini and Romain Duval. June 2006

485. Brazil's fiscal stance during 1995-2005: The effect of indebtedness on fiscal policy over the business cycle
Luiz de Mello and Diego Moccero. May 2006

484. Realising the oil supply potential of the CIS: the impact of institutions and policies
Rudiger Ahrend and William Tompson. May 2006

483. Summary of a workshop on global convergence scenarios: structural and policy issues
Nick Vanston (Rapporteur). May 2006

482. New OECD methods for supply-side and medium-term assessment: a capital services approachPierre-Olivier Beffy, Patrice Ollivaud, Pete Richardson and Frank Sédillot. July 2006

481. Balancing health care quality and cost containment: the case of Norway
Alexandra Bibbee and Flavio Padrini. February 2006

480. The ageing challenge in Norway: ensuring a sustainable pension and welfare system
Benoît Bellone and Alexandra Bibbee. February 2006

479: Strengthening innovation in the Netherlands: making better use of knowledge creation in innovation activities
David Carey, Ekkehard Ernst, Rebecca Oyomopito and Jelte Theisens. February 2006

478: How to sustain growth in a resource based economy? The main concepts and their application to the Russian case
Rudiger Ahrend. February 2006

477: Projecting OECD health and long-term care expenditures: What are the main drivers?
February 2006. This work has also been published as Oliveira Martins and de la Maisonneuve, "The Drivers of Public Expenditure on Health and Long-Term Care: an Integrated Approach", OECD Economic Studies, no. 42 2006

476: Alternative measures of well-being
Romina Boarini, Åsa Johansson and Marco Mira D'Ercole. February 2006

475: Recent house price developments: the role of fundamentals
Nathalie Girouard, Mike Kennedy, Paul van den Noord and Christophe André. January 2006

474: Reforming federal fiscal relations in Austria
Andrés Fuentes, Eckhard Wurzel and Andreas Wörgötter. January 2006

473: Product market competition and economic performance in France
Jens Høj and Michael Wise. January 2006



472: Product market reforms and employment in OECD countries
Giuseppe Nicoletti and Stefano Scarpetta. December 2005

471: Fast-falling barriers and growing concentration: the emergence of a private economy in China
Sean Dougherty and Richard Herd. December 2005. This work has also been published in the China Economic Review, Vol. 18/3, 2007.

470: Sustaining high growth through innovation: reforming the R&D and education systems in Korea
Yongchun Baek and Randall S. Jones. December 2005

469: The labour market in Korea: Enhancing flexibility and raising participation
Randall S. Jones. December 2005

468: Getting the most out of public-sector decentralisation in Korea
Randall S. Jones and Tadashi Yokoyama. December 2005

467: Coping with the inevitable adjustment in the US current account
Peter Jarrett. December 2005

466: Is there a case for sophisticated balanced-budget rules
Antonio Fatás. December 2005

465: Fiscal rules for sub-central governments: design and impact
Douglas Sutherland, Robert Price and Isabelle Joumard. December 2005

464: Assessing the robustness of demographic projections in OECD countries
Frédéric Gonand. December 2005

463: The benefits of liberalising product markets and reducing barriers to international trade and investment in the OECD
December 2005

462: Fiscal relations across levels of government in the United States
Thomas Laubach. November 2005

461: Assessing the value of indicators of underlying inflation for monetary policy
Pietro Catte and Torsten Sløk. November 2005

460: Regulation and economic performance: product market reforms and productivity in the OECD
Giuseppe Nicoletti and Stefano Scarpetta. November 2005
This work has also been published in Institutions, Development, and Economic Growth, (T.S. Eicher and C. García-Peñalosa eds.), MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2006.

459: Innovation in the Business Sector
Florence Jaumotte and Nigel Pain. December 2005

458: From innovation development to implementation: evidence from the Community Innovation Survey
Florence Jaumotte and Nigel Pain. December 2005

457: From ideas to development: the determination of R&D and patenting
Florence Jaumotte and Nigel Pain. December 2005

456: An overview of public policies to support innovation
Florence Jaumotte and Nigel Pain. December 2005  

455: Strengthening regulation in Chile: the case of network industries
Alexander Galetovic and Luiz de Mello. November 2005

454: Fostering innovation in Chile
José-Miguel Benavente, Luiz de Mello and Nanno Mulder. November 2005

453: Getting the most out of public sector decentralisation in Mexico
Isabelle Joumard. October 2005

452: Raising Greece's potential output growth
Vassiliki Koutsogeorgopoulou and Helmut Ziegelschmidt. October 2005

451: Product market competition and economic performance in Australia
Helmut Ziegelschmidt, Vassiliki Koutsogeorgopoulou, Simen Bjornerud and Michael Wise. October 2005

450: House prices and inflation in the Euro Area
Boris Cournède. October 2005

449: The EU's single market: at your service?
Line Vogt. October 2005

448: Slovakia's introduction of a flat tax as part of wider economic reforms
Anne-Marie Brook and Willi Leibfritz. September 2005

447: The education challenge in Mexico: delivering good quality education to all
Stéphanie Guichard. September 2005

446: In search of efficency: improving health care in Hungary
Alessandro Goglio. September 2005

445: Hungarian innovation policy: what's the best way forward?
Philip Hemmings. September 2005

444: The challenges of EMU accession faced by catching-up countries: A Slovak Republic case study
Anne-Marie Brook. September 2005

443: Getting better value for money from Sweden's healthcare system
David Rae. September 2005

442: How to reduce sickness absences in Sweden: lessons from international experience
David Rae. September 2005

441: The labour market impact of rapid ageing of government employees: Some illustrative scenarios
Jens Høj and Sylvie Toly. September 2005

440: The new OECD international trade model
Nigel Pain, Annabelle Mourougane, Franck Sédillot and Laurence Le Fouler. August 2005

439: The French tax system: Main characteristics, recent developments and some considerations for reform
Willi Leibfritz and Paul O'Brien. July 2005

438: The effects of EMU on structural reforms in labour and product markets
Romain Duval and Jørgen Elmeskov. July 2005

437: Product market competition and economic performance in New Zealand
Annabelle Mourougane and Michael Wise. July 2005

436: Getting the most out of public sector decentralisation in Spain
Isabelle Joumard and Claude Giorno. July 2005

435: Sources of inflation persistence in the Euro Area
Boris Cournède, Alexandra Janovskaia and Paul van den Noord. July 2005

434: Measuring cyclically-adjusted budget balances for OECD countries
Nathalie Girouard and Christophe André. July 2005

433: Product market competition and economic performance in the United Kingdom
Maria Maher and Michael Wise. June 2005

432: The benefits of liberalising product markets and reducing barriers to international trade and investment: the case of the United States and the European Union
June 2005

431: Boosting growth through greater competition in Denmark
Martin Jorgensen. May 2005

430: Fifteen years of economic reform in Russia: what has been achieved? What remains to be done?
Rudiger Ahrend and William Tompson. May 2005

429: Assessing the OECD Jobs Strategy: Past developments and reforms
and Annexes
Nicola Brandt, Jean-Marc Burniaux and Romain Duval. May 2005

428: Ageing, welfare services and municipalities in Finland
Jens Lundsgaard. May 2005

427: The impact of structural policies on trade-related adjustment and the shift to services
Per Mathis Kongsrud and Isabelle Wanner. April 2005

426: Product market competition and economic performance in Iceland
Thomas Laubach and Michael Wise. April 2005

425: Enhancing Brazil's regulatory framework for network industries: the case of electricity, oil and gas, and water and sanitation
Edmar Almeida and Nanno Mulder. April 2005

424: Education attainment in Brazil: the experience of FUNDEF
Luiz de Mello and Mombert Hoppe. April 2005

423: Estimating a fiscal reaction function: the case of debt sustainability in Brazil
Luiz de Mello. April 2005. Forthcoming in Applied Economics, 2007.

422: Product market competition and economic performance in the Netherlands
Maria Maher and Michael Wise.  March 2005

421: Product market competition and economic performance in Canada
Maria Maher and Jay Shaffer. March 2005

420: The impact of ageing on demand, factor markets and growth
Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Frédéric Gonand, Pablo Antolin, Christine de la Maisonneuve and Kwang-Yeol Yoo. March 2005

419: Product market regulation in OECD countries: 1998 to 2003
Paul Conway, Véronique Janod, Giuseppe Nicoletti.  February 2005

418: Reforming Turkey's public expenditure management
Rauf Gönenç, Willi Leibfritz and Erdal Yilmaz. February 2005

417: Fiscal gimmickry in Europe: One-off measures and creative accounting
Vincent Koen and Paul van den Noord. February 2005. This work has also been published in Wierts, P., S. Deroose, E. Flores and A. Turrini (eds), Fiscal Policy Surveillance in Europe, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

416: Getting the most out of public sector decentralisation in Japan
Isabelle Joumard and Tadashi Yokoyama. January 2005

415: Structural policy reforms and external imbalances
Mike Kennedy and Torsten Sløk. January 2005

414: The jobs challenge in Poland: policies to raise employment
Andrew Burns and Przemyslaw Kowalski. December 2004




413: Product market competition and economic performance in Finland
Jens Høj and Michael Wise. December 2004

412: Oil price developments: drivers, economic consequences and policy responses
Anne-Marie Brook, Robert Price, Douglas Sutherland, Niels Westerlund and Christophe André.
December 2004

411: Wealth effects on money demand in EMU: econometric evidence
Laurence Boone, Fanny Mikol and Paul van den Noord. November 2004

410: Banking reform in Russia: problems and prospects
William Tompson. November 2004

409: Public expenditure management in France
Andrew Burns and Alessandro Goglio. October 2004

408: Russian industrial restructuring: trends in productivity, competitiveness, and comparative advantage
Rudiger Ahrend. October 2004

407: Improving the capacity to innovate in Germany
Andrés Fuentes, Eckhard Wurzel and Margaret Morgan. October 2004

406: Tax treatment of private pension savings in OECD countries and the net tax cost per unit of contribution to tax-favoured schemes
Kwang-Yeol Yoo and Alain de Serres. October 2004

405: The reform of health care system in Portugal
Stéphanie Guichard. October 2004

404: Accounting for Russia’s post-crisis growth
Rudiger Ahrend. September 2004

403: Restructuring Russia’s electricity sector: Towards effective competition or faux liberalisation?
William Tompson. September 2004

402: Russia's gas sector: the endless wait for reform?
Rudiger Ahrend and William Tompson. September 2004

401: One money, one cycle? Making Monetary Union a smoother ride
Peter Hoeller, Claude Giorno and Christine de la Maisonneuve. September 2004

400: Modelling cyclical divergence in the euro area: the housing channel
Paul van den Noord. September 2004

399: Product market competition and economic performance in Korea
Yongchun Baek, Randall Jones and Michael Wise. August 2004

398: Product market competition and economic performance in the United States
Hannes Suppanz, Michael Wise and Michael Kiley. July 2004

397: Saving behaviour and the effectiveness of fiscal policy
Luiz de Mello, Per Mathis Kongsrud and Robert Price. July 2004

396: The impact of exchange rate regimes on real exchange rates in South America, 1990-2002
Anne-Laure Baldi and Nanno Mulder. June 2004

395: How market imperfections and trade barriers shape specialisation: South America vs. OECD
Joaquim Oliveira Martins and Tristan Price. June 2004. This work has also been published in Trade and Competitiveness in Argentina, Brazil and Chile: not as Easy as A-B-C, OECD, Paris, 2004

394: Housing Markets, wealth and the business cycle
Pietro Catte, Nathalie Girouard, Robert Price and Christophe André. June 2004

393: Long-term budgetary implications of tax-favoured retirement plans
Pablo Antolin, Alain de Serres and Christine de la Maisonneuve. June 2004

392: Enhancing income convergence in Central Europe after EU accession
Patrick Lenain and Lukasz Rawdanowicz. June 2004

391: Asset price cycles, "one-off" factors and structural budget balance
Nathalie Girouard and Robert Price. June 2004

390: Channels for narrowing the US current account deficit and implications for other economies
Anne-Marie Brook, Franck Sédillot and Patrice Ollivaud. May 2004

389: Product market competition and economic performance in Norway
Jens Høj and Michael Wise. May 2004

388: Product market competition and economic performance in Sweden
Deborah Roseveare, Martin Jørgensen and Lennart Goranson. May 2004

389. Product market competition and economic performance in Japan
Jens Høj and Michael Wise.  May 2004

386: Migration and integration of immigrants in Denmark
Deborah Rozeveare and Martin Jorgensen. April 2004

385: Factors driving risk premia
Torsten Sløk and Mike Kennedy. April 2004

384: Rationalising public expenditure in the Slovak Republic
Rauf Gönenç and Peter Walkenhorst. March 2004

383: Product market competition and economic performance in Switzerland
Claude Giorno, Miguel Jimenez and Philippe Gugler. March 2004

382: Differences in resilience between the euro-area and US economies
Aaron Drew, Mike Kennedy and Torsten Sløk. March 2004

381: Product market competition and economic performance in Hungary
Carl Gjersem, Philip Hemmings and Andreas Reindl. March 2004

380: Enhancing the effectiveness of public spending: experience in OECD countries
Isabelle Joumard,Per Mathis Kongsrud, Young-Sook Nam and Robert Price. February 2004

379: Is there a change in the trade-off beween output and inflation at low or stable inflation rates? Some evidence in the case of Japan
Annabelle Mourougane and Hideyuki Ibaragi. February 2004

378: Policies bearing on product market competition and growth in Europe
Carl Gjersem. January 2004




377: Reforming the public expenditure system in Korea
Young-Sook Nam and Randall Jones. December 2003

376: Female labour force participation: past trends and main determinants in OECD countries
Florence Jaumotte. December 2003

375: Fiscal relations across government levels
Isabelle Joumard and Per Mathis Kongsrud. December 2003

374: Health-care systems: lessons from the reform experience
Elizabeth Docteur and Howard Oxley. December 2003

373: Non-tariff measures affecting EU exports: Evidence from a complaints-inventory
Peter Walkenhorst and Barbara Fliess. December 2003

372: The OECD medium-term reference scenario: Economic Outlook No. 74
Peter Downes, Aaron Drew and Patrice Ollivaud. December 2003

371: Coping with ageing: a dynamic approach to quantify the impact of alternative policy options on future labour supply in OECD countries
Jean-Marc Burniaux, Romain Duval and Florence Jaumotte. November 2003

370: The retirement effects of old-age pension systems and other social transfer programmes in OECD countries
Romain Duval. November 2003

369: Policies for an ageing society: recent measures and areas for further reform
Bernard Casey, Howard Oxley, Edward Whitehouse, Pablo Antolin, Romain Duval and Willi Leibfritz November 2003

368: Financial market integration in the euro area
Carl Gjersem. October 2003

367: Recent and prospective trends in real long-term interest rates: Fiscal policy and other drivers
Anne-Marie Brook. September 2003

366: Consolidating Germany's finances: Issues in public sector spending reform
Eckhard Wurzel. September 2003

365: Corporate taxation of Foreign Direct Investment income 1991-2001
Kwang-Yeol Yoo. August 2003

364: Indicator models of real GDP growth in selected OECD countries
Franck Sédillot and Nigel Pain. July 2003

363: Post-crisis changes in banking and corporate landscapes - the case of Thailand
Margit Molnar. June 2003

362: Post-crisis changes in banking and corporate landscapes in Dynamic Asia
Margit Molnar. June 2003

361: After the telecommunications bubble
Patrick Lenain and Sam Paltridge. June 2003

360: Controlling public spending in Iceland
Hannes Suppanz. June 2003

359: Policies and international integration: Influences on trade and foreign direct investment
Giuseppe Nicoletti, Steve Golub, Dana Hajkova, Daniel Mirza and Kwang-Yeol Yoo. June 2003
This work has also been published in OECD Economic Studies No. 36/1 2003

358: Enhancing the effectiveness of public spending in Finland
Philip Hemmings, David Turner and Seija Parviainen. June 2003

357: Measures of restrictions on inward foreign direct investment for OECD countries
Stephen S. Golub. June 2003

356: Tax incentives and house price volatility in the Euro Area: Theory and evidence
Paul van den Noord. June 2003

355: Stuctural policies and growth: a non-technical overview
Alain de Serres. May 2003

354: Tax reform in Belgium
David Carey. May 2003

353: Macroeconomic policy and performance
Pedro de Lima, Alain de Serres and Mike Kennedy. April 2003

352: Regulation and investment
Alberto Alesina, Silvia Ardagna, Giuseppe Nicoletti and Fabio Schiantarelli. March 2003
This work has also been published in Journal of the European Economic Association, 3(4), June 2005.

351: Discretionary fiscal policy and elections: the experience of the early years of EMU
Marco Buti and Paul van den Noord. March 2003

350: The US health system: an assessment and prospective directions for reform
Elizabeth Docteur, Hannes Suppanz and Jaejoon Woo. February 2003

349: The effectiveness of public expenditure in Portugal
Chiara Bronchi. February 2003

348: Comparative analysis of firm demographics and survival: micro-level evidence for the OECD countries
Eric Bartelsman, Stefano Scarpetta and Fabiano Schivardi. January 2003

347: Regulation, productivity and growth: OECD evidence
Giuseppe Nicoletti and Stefano Scarpetta. January 2003
Also available in Spanish: Regulación, productividad y crecimiento: evidencia en la OCDE (Mexican Federal Competition Commission, Gaceta Año 6 num. 16(Mayo - Agosto, 2003)




346: Public expenditure management in Poland
Andrew Burns and Kwang-Yeol Yoo. December 2002

345: Enhancing the effectiveness of public expenditure in Sweden
Deborah Roseveare. December 2002

344: The decline in private saving rates in the 1990s in OECD countries: How much can be explained by non-wealth determinants?
Alain de Serres and Florian Pelgrin. December 2002

343: Enhancing the effectiveness of public expenditure in Norway
Isabelle Joumard and Wim Suyker. October 2002

342: Productivity and convergence in a panel of OECD industries: Do regulations and institutions matter?Stefano Scarpetta and Thierry Tressel. September 2002

341: Managing public expenditure - the UK approach
Paul van den Noord. September 2002

340: The Brazilian pension system - Recent reforms and challenges ahead
Marcos Bonturi. August 2002

339: Challenges in the Mexican financial sector
Marcos Bonturi. August 2002

338: Coping with population ageing in Hungary
Andrew Burns and Jaromir Cekota. August 2002

337: Next steps for public spending in New Zealand: the pursuit of effectiveness
Dave Rae. July 2002

336: Strengthening the management of public spending in Hungary
Jaromir Cekota, Rauf Gönenç and Kwang-Yeol Yoo. July 2002

335: Automatic stabilisers and market flexibility in EMU: is there a trade-off?
Marco Buti, Carlos Martinez-Mongay, Khalid Sekkat and Paul van den Noord. July 2002

334: The economic consequences of terrorism
Patrick Lenain, Marcos Bonturi and Vincent Koen. July 2002

333: Investment in human capital through post-compulsory education and training: selected efficiency and equity aspects
Sveinbjörn Blöndal, Simon Field and Nathalie Girouard. July 2002

332: Enhancing the effectiveness of public spending in Switzerland
Isabelle Joumard and Claude Giorno. July 2002

331: Competition and efficiency in publicly funded services
Jens Lundsgaard. June 2002

330: Policy pre-commitment and institutional design: a synthetic indicator applied to currency board
Marie-Thérèse Camilleri Gilson. May 2002

329: The role of policy and institutions for productivity and firm dynamics: Evidence from micro and industry data
Stefano Scarpetta, Philip Hemmings, Thierry Tressel and Jaejoon Woo. April 2002

328: Improving the efficiency and sustainability of public expenditure in the Czech Republic
Andrew Burns and Kwang-Yeol Yoo. April 2002

327: Increases in business investment rates in OECD countries in the 1990s: How much can be explained by fundamentals?
Florian Pelgrin, Sebastian Schich and Alain de Serres. April 2002

326: Sectoral shifts in Europe and the United States: How they affect aggregate labour shares and the properties of wage equations
Alain de Serres, Stefano Scarpetta and Christine de la Maisonneuve. April 2002

325: Coping with population ageing in the Netherlands
David Carey. March 2002

324: Public spending in Italy: policies to enhance its effectiveness
Alexandra Bibbee and Alessandro Goglio. March 2002

323: Overheating in small euro area economies: Should fiscal policy react?
Peter Hoeller, Claude Giorno and Christine de la Maisonneuve. February 2002

322: Encouraging environmentally sustainable growth in Austria
Jens Høj and Andreas Wörgötter. February 2002

321: Health care reform in Japan
Yutaka Imai. February 2002

320: Enhancing Expenditure Control with a Decentralised Public Sector in Denmark
Steen Daugaard. February 2002

319: Options for Reforming the Finnish Tax System
Isabelle Joumard and Wim Suyker. February 2002

318: Product Market Regulation and Wage Premia in Europe and North America: An Empirical Investigation
Sébastien Jean and Giuseppe Nicoletti. January 2002
This work has also been published in CEPII Working Paper 2004-12, also published as Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Labour Markets Research Paper, No. 2004-26, September 2004

317: Competition, Innovation and Productivity Growth: A Review of Theory and Evidence
Sanghoon Ahn. January 2002

316: Labour Market Institutions, Product Market Regulation, and Innovation : Cross Country Evidence
Andrea Bassanini and Ekkehard Ernst. January 2002

315: Ongoing Changes in the Business Cycle - Evidence and Causes
Thomas Dalsgaard, Jorgen Elmeskov and Cyn-Young Park. January 2002




314: Comment encourager une croissance écologiquement durable en France?
Ann Vourc'h and Patrick Lenain. December 2001

313: Increasing Efficiency and Reducing Complexity in the Tax System in the United StatesRichard Herd and Chiara Bronchi. December 2001

312: Product and Labour Markets Interactions in OECD Countries
Giuseppe Nicoletti, Andrea Bassanini, Ekkehard Ernst, Sébastien Jean, Paulo Santiago and Paul Swaim. December 2001

311: Modelling Import Responsiveness for OECD Manufactures Trade
Mara Meacci and David Turner. October 2001

310: Trade Linkages and the Trade Matrices in the OECD Interlink Model
Laurence Le Fouler, Wim Suyker and Dave Turner. October 2001

309: Encouraging Environmentally Sustainable Growth in Australia
Ann Vourc'h and Robert Price. October 2001

308: Financial market liberalisation, wealth and consumption
Laurence Boone, Nathalie Girouard and Isabelle Wanner. September 2001

307: The economic integration of Germany's new Länder
Eckhard Wurzel. September 2001

306: Standard shocks in the OECD INTERLINK model
Thomas Dalsgaard, Christophe André and Pete Richardson. September 2001

305: Fiscal implications of ageing: projections of age-related spending
Thai-Thanh Dang, Pablo Antolín and Howard Oxley. September 2001

304: The width of the intra-european economic borders
Alain de Serres, Peter Hoeller and Christine de la Maisonneuve. August 2001

303: Surveillance of tax policies: a synthesis of findings in economic surveys
Paul van den Noord and Christopher Heady. July 2001

302: Reforming the tax system in Portugal
Chiara Bronchi and José C. Gomes-Santos. July 2001

301: Tax systems in European Union countries  
Isabelle Joumard. June 2001

300: Encouraging environmentally sustainable growth in Belgium
Paul O'Brien, David Carey, Jens Høj and Andreas Woergoetter. June 2001

299: Encouraging environmentally sustainable growth in Poland
Grzegorz Peszko and Patrick Lenain. June 2001

298: Tracking the euro
Vincent Koen, Laurence Boone, Alain de Serres and Nicola Fuchs. June 2001. This work has also been published as L’insoutenable légèreté de l’euro, Economie Internationale, No. 88, 2001.

297: Firm dynamics and productivity growth: a review of micro evidence from OECD countries
Sanghoon Ahn. June 2001

296: How should Norway respond to ageing?
Pablo Antolin and Wim Suyker. May 2001

295: How will ageing affect Finland?
Pablo Antolin , Howard Oxley and Wim Suyker. May 2001

294: Sectoral regulatory reforms in Italy: framework and implications
Alessandro Goglio. May 2001

293: Encouraging environmentally sustainable growth: experience in OECD countries
Paul O'Brien and Ann Vourc'h. May 2001

292: Increasing simplicity, neutrality and sustainability: a basis for tax reform in Iceland
Richard Herd and Thorsteinn Thorgeirsson. May 2001

291: Options for reforming the tax system in Greece
Chiara Bronchi.  April 2001

290: Encouraging environmentally sustainable growth in Canada
Ann Vourc'h.  March 2001

289: Encouraging environmentally sustainable growth in Sweden
Deborah Roseveare.  March 2001

288: Public spending in Mexico: how to enhance its effectiveness
Bénédicte Larre and Marcos Bonturi. March 2001

287: Regulation in services: OECD patterns and economic implications
Giuseppe Nicoletti. February 2001
This work has also been published in Innovation and Productivity in Services, 2001, OECD, Paris.

286: A small global forecasting model
David Rae and David Turner. February 2001

285: Managing public expenditure: some emerging policy issues and a framework for analysis
Paul Atkinson and Paul van den Noord. February 2001

284: Trends in immigration and economic consequences
Jonathan Coppel, Jean-Christophe Dumond and Ignazio Visco. February 2001

283: Economic growth: the role of policies and institutions. Panel data evidence from OECD countries
Andrea Bassanini, Stefano Scarpetta and Philip Hemmings. January 2001

282: Does human capital matter for growth in OECD countries? 
Andrea Bassanini and Stefano Scarpetta. January 2001

281: The tax system in New Zealand: an appraisal and options for change
Thomas Dalsgaard. January 2001

280: Contributions of financial systems to growth in OECD countries [
Michael Leahy, Sebastian Schich, Gert Wehinger, Florian Pelgrin and Thorsteinn Thorgeirsson. January 2001. Updated 21 March 2001 

279: House prices and economic activity
Nathalie Girouard and Sveinbjörn Blöndal. January 2001

278: Encouraging environmentally sustainable growth in the United States
Paul O'Brien. January 2001

277: Encouraging environmentally sustainable growth in Denmark
Paul O'Brien and Jens Høj. January 2001

276: Making growth more environmentally sustainable in Germany
Grant Kirkpatrick, Gernot Klepper and Robert Price. January 2001

275: Central control of regional budgets: theory with applications to Russia
John M. Litwack. January 2001




274: A post-mortem on Economic Outlook projections
Vassiliki Koutsogeorgopoulou. December 2000

273: Fixed cost, imperfect competition and bias in technology measurement: Japan and the United States
Kiyohiko G. Nishimura and Masato Shirai. December 2000
Working Papers No.272 to 268 below were presented at a Workshop on "The causes of economic growth", at the OECD, 6-7 July 2000

272: Entry, exit, and aggregate productivity growth: micro evidence on Korean manufacturing
Chin-Hee Hahn. December 2000

271: The tax system in Korea: more fairness and less complexity required
Thomas Dalsgaard. December 2000

270: A multi-gas assessment of the Kyoto Protocol
Jean-Marc Burniaux. October 2000

269: The changing health system in France
Yukata Imai, Stéphane Jacobzone and Patrick Lenain. October 2000

268: Inward investment and technical progress in the UK manufacturing sector
Florence Hubert and Nigel Pain. October 2000

267: Aggregate growth: what have we learned from microeconomic evidence?
John Haltiwanger. October 2000

266: Determinants of long-term growth: a Bayesian Averaging of Classical Estimates (BACE) approach
Gernot Doppelhofer, Ronald I. Miller and Xavier Sala-i-Martin. October 2000

265: The great reversals: the politics of financial development in the 20th century
Raghuram G. Rajan and Luigi Zingales. October 2000

264: Trade and growth: still disagreement about the relationship
Robert Baldwin. October 2000

263: Growth effects of education and social capital in the OECD countries
Jonathan Temple. October 2000

262: Human capital in growth regressions: how much difference does data quality make?
Angel de la Fuente and Rafael Doménech. October 2000

261: Raising the speed limit: US economic growth in the information age
Dale W. Jorgenson and Kevin J. Stiroh. October 2000

260: Summary of an informal workshop on the causes of economic growth
Jonathan Temple. October 2000

259: Knowledge, technology and economic growth: recent evidence from OECD countries
Andrea Bassanini, Stefano Scarpetta and Ignazio Visco. October 2000

258: Average effective tax rates on capital, labour and consumption
David Carey and Harry Tchilinguirian. October 2000

257: The health care system in Poland
Nathalie Girouard and Yutaka Imai.  September 2000

256: Public expenditure reform: the health care sector in the United Kingdom
Vincent Koen.  August 2000

255: Regulatory reform in road freight and retail distribution
Olivier Boylaud.  August 2000

254: Regulation, market structure and performance in air passenger transportation
Rauf Gonenc and Giuseppe Nicoletti. August 2000
This work has also been published in OECD Economic Studies, Special issue: Regulatory Reform, n. 32, 2001.

253: Policy interdependence during economic transition: the case of Slovakia 1999-2000
Joaquim Oliveira Martins and Tristan Price. June 2000

252: E-commerce: impacts and policy challenges
Jonathan Coppel. June 2000

251: The implementation and the effects of regulatory reform: past experience and current issues
Rauf Gonenc, Maria Maher and Giuseppe Nicoletti. June 2000
This work has also been published in OECD Economic Studies, Special issue: Regulatory Reform, n. 32, 2001.

250: The concept, policy use and measurement of structural unemployment: estimating a time varying NAIRU across 21 OECD countries
Pete Richardson, Laurence Boone, Claude Giorno, Mara Meacci, David Rae and David Turner. June 2000

249: Options for reforming the Spanish tax system
Isabelle Joumard and Aristomène Varoudakis. June 2000

248: Economic growth in the OECD area: recent trends at the aggregate and sectoral level
Stefano Scarpetta, Andrea Bassanini, Dirk Pilat and Paul Schreyer. June 2000

247: Economic effects of the 1999 Turkish earthquakes: an interim report
Alexandra Bibbee, Rauf Gonenc, Scott Jacobs, Josef Konvitz and Robert Price. June 2000

246: Policy influences on economic growth in OECD countries: an evaluation of the evidence
Sanghoon Ahn and Philip Hemmings. June 2000

245: The tax system in the Czech Republic
Chiara Bronchi and Andrew Burns. May 2000

244: The tax system in Norway: past reforms and future challenges
Paul van den Noord. May 2000

243: A changing financial environment and the implications for monetary policy
Paul Mylonas, Sebastian Schich and Gert Wehinger.  May 2000

242: Carbon emission leakages- a general equilibrium view
Jean-Marc Burniaux and Joaquim Oliveira Martins.  May 2000

241: The healthcare system in Hungary
Eva Orosz and Andrew Burns. April 2000

240: Comparing semi-structural methods to estimate unobserved variables: the HPMV and Kalman filters approaches
Laurence Boone. April 2000

239: New issues in public debt management: governement surpluses in several OECD countries, the common currency in Europe and rapidly rising debt in Japan [163 kb]
Paul Mylonas, Sebastian Schich, Thorsteinn Thorgeirsson and Gert Wehinger. April 2000

238: Regulation, industry structure and performance in the electricity supply industry
Faye Steiner. April 2000

237: Regulation, market structure and performance in telecommunications
Olivier Boylaud and Giuseppe Nicoletti. April 2000
This work has also been published in OECD Economic Studies, Special issue: Regulatory Reform, n. 32, 2001

236:  Predicting the evolution and effects of the Asia crisis from the OECD perspective
Pete Richardson, Ignazio Visco and Claude Giorno. April 2000

235: Modelling manufacturing export volumes equations a system estimation approach
Keiko Murata, Dave Turner, Dave Rae and Laurence Le Fouler.  April 2000

234: The Polish tax reform
Patrick Lenain and Leszek Bartoszuk. March 2000  

233: The tax system in Mexico - a need for strengthening the revenue-raising capacity
Thomas Dalsgaard. February 2000

232: EMU, the euro and the European policy mix
Jonathan Coppel, Martine Durand and Ignazio Visco.  February 2000

231: The tax system in Japan- a need for comprehensive reform 
Thomas Dalsgaard and Masaaki Kawagoe. February 2000

230: The size and role of automatic fiscal stabilisers in the 1990s and beyond
Paul van den Noord.  January 2000

229: Enhancing environmentally sustainable growth in Finland
Ann Vourc'h and Miguel Jimenez. January 2000

228:Finance and growth, Some theoretical considerations, and a review of the empirical literature
Kotaro Tsuru. January 2000




227: What the yield curves say about inflation -does it change over time
Sebastian T. Schich. December 1999

226: Summary indicators of product market regulation with an extension to employment protection legislation
Giuseppe Nicoletti, Stefano Scarpetta and Olivier Boylaud. December 1999

225: Some issues related to the equity-efficiency trade-off in the Swedish tax and transfer system
Henning Strand.  November 1999

224: The economic effects of employment-conditional income support schemes for the low-paid- an illustration from a CGE model applied to four OECD countries
Andrea Bassanini, Jørn Henrik Rasmussen and Stefano Scarpetta.  October 1999

223: The use of financial market indicators by monetary authorities
Paul Mylonas and Sebastian Schich.  September 1999

222: Tax reform in Switzerland
David Carey, Kathryn Gordon and Philippe Thalmann. August 1999

221: Trends in market openness
Jonathan Coppel and Martine Durand. August 1999

220: Technology upgrading with learning cost - a solution for two "productivity puzzles"
Sanghoon Ahn. July 1999

219: Testing for a common OECD Phillips curve
Dave Turner and Elena Seghezza. July 1999

218: Sustainable economic growth- natural resources and the environment in Norway
Paul van den Noord and Ann Vourc'h. July 1999

217: Coping with population ageing in Australia
David Carey. July 1999

216: Estimating prudent budgetary margins for 11 EU countries- A simulated SVAR model approach
Thomas Dalsgaard and Alain de Serres.  July 1999

215: The problems and prospects faced by pay-as-you-go pension systems- A case study of Greece
Paul Mylonas and Christine de la Maisonneuve.  May 1999

214: Greek public enterprises- Challenges for reform
Paul Mylonas and Isabelle Joumard. May 1999

213: The levels and cyclical behaviour of mark-ups across countries and market structures
Joaquim Oliveira Martins and Stefano Scarpetta. April 1999. This work has also been published in "Estimation of the Cyclical Behaviour of Mark-ups: A technical note", OECD Economic Studies, no. 34, 2002

212: Poverty dynamics in four OECD countries
Pablo Antolín, Thai-Thanh Dang and Howard Oxley. April 1999

211: The recent experience with capital flows to emerging market economies
Sveinjörn Blöndal and Hans Christiansen.  March 1999

210: Foreign portfolio investors before and during a crisis
Woochan Kim and Shang-Jin Wei. February 1999

209: Towards more efficient government- reforming federal fiscal relations in Germany
Eckhard Wurzel.  February 1999




208:  Stock market fluctuations and consumption behaviour - some recent evidence
Laurence Boone, Claude Giorno and Pete Richardson. December 1998

207: Microeconometric analysis of the retirement decision- the Netherlands
Maarten Lindeboom. June 1998

206: Microeconometric analysis of the retirement decision- United Kingdom
Raffaele Miniaci and Elena Stancanelli. June 1998

205: Microeconometric analysis of the retirement decision- Italy
Raffaele Miniaci. June 1998

204: Microeconometric analysis of the retirement decision- Germany
Pablo Antolin and Stefano Scarpetta. June 1998

203: Microeconometric analysis of the retirement decision- United States
Joseph Quinn, Richard Burkhauser, Kevin Cahill and Robert Weathers. June 1998

202: The retirement decision in OECD countries
Sveinbjörn Blöndal and Stefano Scarpetta. June 1998

201: Macroeconomic effects of pension reforms in the context of ageing populations- overlapping generations model simulations for seven OECD countries
Ketil Hviding and Marcel Mérette. June 1998

200: The macroeconomics of ageing, pensions and savings- a survey
Richard Kohl and Paul O'Brien. June 1998

199: Marginal effective tax rates on physical, human and R&D capital
Kathryn Gordon and Harry Tchilinguirian. June 1998

198: The Norwegian health care system
Paul van den Noord, Terje Hagen and Tor Iversen. May 1998

197: APEC trade liberalisation - its implications 
Seunghee Han and Inkyo Cheong. May 1998

196: The OECD jobs strategy - progress report on implementation of country-specific recommendations
May 1998

196: La Stratégie de l'OCDE pour l'emploi- Rapport sur l'état d'avancement de la mise en oeuvre des recommandations by pays
Mai 1998

195: Trends in OECD countries' international competitiveness - the influence of emerging market economies
Martine Durand, Christophe Madaschi and Flavia Terribile. April 1998

194: The European Union's trade policies and their economic effects
Peter Hoeller, Nathalie Girouard and Alessandra Colecchia. April 1998

193: The macroeconomic implications of ageing in a global context
Dave Turner, Claude Giorno, Alain De Serres, Ann Vourc'h and Pete Richardson. March 1998

192: Efficiency and distribution in computable models of carbon emission abatement
Joaquim Oliveira Martins and Peter Sturm. March 1998. This work has also been published in "Efficiency and Distribution in Computable Models of Carbon Emission Abatement", in G. Heal and G. Chichilnisky (eds.) Environmental Markets: Equity and Efficiency, Columbia University Press, 2000.

191: Monetary policy when inflation is low
Charles Pigott and Hans Christiansen. March 1998

190: Submission by the OECD to the G8 growth, employability and inclusion Conference
March 1998

189: Income distribution and poverty in selected OECD countries
Jean-Marc Burniaux, Thai-Thanh Dang, Douglas Fore, Michael Förster, Marco Mira d'Ercole and Howard Oxley. March 1998

188: Asset prices and monetary policy
Mike Kennedy, Angel Palerm, Charles Pigott and Flavia Terribile. February 1998

187: NAIRU- incomes policy and inflation
Silvia Fabiani, Alberto Locarno, Gian Paolo Oneto and Paolo Sestito. January 1998




186: OECD submission to the Irish National Minimum Wage Commission 
December 1997

185: OECD submission to the UK Low Pay Commission
December 1997

184: Concept, measurement and policy implications of the NAIRU - perspective from Belgium
Joost Verlinden. October 1997

183: Structural unemployment in Denmark
Agnete Gersing. September 1997

182: The United Kingdom NAIRU- Concepts, measurement and policy implications
Chris Mellis and A.E. Webb. September 1997

181: Globalisation and linkages- Macro-structural challenges and opportunities
Pete Richardson [editor]. September 1997

180: Regulation and performance in the distribution sector
Dirk Pilat. September 1997

179: Measurement of non-tariff barriers
Alan V. Deardorff and Robert M. Stern. July 1997

178: The NAIRU-concept- A few remarks
Karl Pichelmann and Andreas Ulrich Schuh. July 1997

177: Structural unemployment in Finland
Pasi Holm and Elina Somervouri. July 1997

176: Taxation and economic performance
Willi Leibfritz, John Thornton and Alexandra Bibbee. June 1997

175: Long-term interest rates in globalised markets
Hans Christiansen and Charles Pigott. May 1997

174: International implications of European Economic and Monetary Union
Norbert Funke and Mike Kennedy. May 1997

173: The NAIRU in Japan- Measurement and its implications
Fumihira Nishizaki. February 1997

172: The unemployment problem - A Norwegian perspective
Steinar Holden. February 1997

171: The reliability of quarterly national accounts in seven major countries- A user's perspective
Robert York and Paul Atkinson. February 1997




170: Confidence indicators and their relationship to changes in economic activity
Teresa Santero and Niels Westerlund. November 1996

169: Labour productivity levels in OECD countries - Estimates for manufacturing and selected service sector Dirk Pilat. September 1996

168: Ageing populations, pension system and government budgets- Simulations for 20 OECD countries Deborah Roseveare, Willi Leibfritz, Douglas Fore and Eckhard Wurzel. September 1996

167: Modelling the supply side of the seven major OECD economies
Dave Turner, Pete Richardson and Sylvie Rauffet. August 1996

166: Size distribution of output and employment- A data set for manufacturing industries in five OECD countries, 1960s-1990
Bart van Ark and Erik Monnikhof, Economics Debytment. August 1996

165: Trade and competition- Frictions after the Uruguay Round
The International Trade and Investment Division, Economics Department. July 1996

164: Corporate governance, competition and performance
Colin Mayer. June 1996

163: Fiscal relations within the European Union
Peter Hoeller, Marie-Odile Louppe and Patrice Vergriete. April 1996

162: Mark-up ratios in manufacturing industries - Estimates for 14 OECD countries
Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Stefano Scarpetta and Dirk Pilat. April 1996. This work has also been published in "Mark-ups pricing, Market structure and the Business cycle", OECD Economic Studies, no. 27, 1996.

161: Innovation firm size and market structure- Schumpeterian hypotheses and some new themes
George Symeonidis. April 1996

160: Valuing the right to tax incomes- An options pricing approach
Teun Draaisma and Kathryn Gordon. April 1996




159: Innovation and competitive advantage
P.A. Geroski. September 1995

158: Monetary policy at price stability- A review of some issues
Malcolm Edey, Norbert Funke, Mike Kennedy and Angel Palerm. September 1995

157: Technical progress, factor productivity and macroeconomic performance in the medium term
Claude Giorno, Pete Richardson and Wim Suyker. September 1995

156: Ageing populations, pension systems and government budgets: How do they affect saving?
Willi Leibfritz, Deborah Roseveare, Douglas Fore and Eckhard Wurzel. July 1995

155: The determinants of real long-term interest rates- 17 country pooled-time-series evidence
Adrian Orr, Malcolm Edey and Michael Kennedy. June 1995

154: An assessment of financial reform in OECD countries
Malcolm Edey and Ketil Hviding. May 1995

153: Markets for tradeable CO2 emission quotas principles and practice
Graciela Chichilnisky and Geoffrey Heal. March 1995

152: Estimating potential output, output gaps and structural budget balances
by Claude Giorno, Pete Richardson, Deborah Roseveare and Paul van den Noord. February 1995

151: SOx emissions and carbon abatement [131 KB]
by Christophe Complainville and Joaquim Oliveira Martins. January 1995




150: The determinants and properties of monetary conditions- Direct survey evidence from New Zealand
Andreas Fischer and Adrian Orr. December 1994

149: Health care reform, controlling spending and increasing efficiency
Howard Oxley and Maitland MacFarlan. December 1994

148: Macroeconomic performance and fiscal policy adjustments in the medium term- Alternative medium-term scenarios
Pete Richardson, Claude Giorno and Stephan Thurman. October 1994

147: The EC's internal market- Implementation, economic consequences, unfinished business
Peter Hoeller and Marie-Odile Louppe. August 1994

146: OECD model comparison project (II) on the costs of cutting carbon emissions. Comparison of model structure and policiy scenarios- GREEN and 12RT
Alan Manne and Joaquim Oliveira Martins. August 1994

145: An international sectoral data base for fourteen OECD countries (Second edition)
F.J.M. Meyer zu Schlochtern and J.L. Meyer zu Schlochtern. June 1994

144: Fiscal policy, government debt and economic performance
Willi Leibfritz, Deborah Roseveare and Paul van den Noord. June 1994

143: GREEN- The Reference Manual
Dominique van der Mensbrugghe. May 1994




142: Pension liabilities in the seven major economies
Paul van den Noord and Richard Herd. December 1993

141: The distribution system in Sweden
Sören Wibe. October 1993

140: The distribution sector in the United Kingdom
John A. Dawson. October 1993

139: The Italian distribution system
Luca Pellegrini and Angelo M. Cardani. October 1993

138: The French distribution industry and the openess of the French economy
Patrick Messerlin. October 1993

137: The German distribution system
Josef Lachner, Uwe Chr. Täger and Günter Weitzel. October 1993

136: A study of the distribution system in Japan
Masayoshi Maruyama. October 1993

135: An analysis of the U.S. distribution system
Roger R. Betancourt. October 1993

134: Market structure, international trade and relative wages
Joaquim Oliveira Martins. October 1993. This work has also been published in "Market Structure, Trade and Industry Wages", OECD Economic Studies, no. 22, 1994.

133: The Economic Analysis of Institutions and Organisations- in general and with respect to Country studies
Oliver E. Williamson. September 1993

132: High and persistent unemployment- assessment of the problem and its causes
Jørgen Elmeskov. September 1993

131: Centralisation of wage bargaining and macroeconomic performance- a survey
Lars Calmfors. September 1993

130: Unemployment and labour force participation - trends and cycles
Jørgen Elmeskov and Karl Pichelmann. June 1993

129: Trends and cycles in labour productivity in the major OECD countries
Giuseppe Nicoletti and Lucrezia Reichlin. June 1993
This work has been also published in CEPR Working Paper, No. 808, July 1993

128: International integration of financial markets and the cost of capital
Mitushiro Fukao. March 1993

127: The international spillovers of capital income taxation- an applied general equilibrium analysis
François Delorme, Lawrence H. Goulder and Philippe Thalmann. January 1993

126: The future of capital income taxation in a liberalised financial environment
David Carey, Jean-Claude Chouraqui and Robert P. Hagemann. January 1993




125: Global effects of the European carbon tax
Giuseppe Nicoletti and Joaquim Oliveira Martins. December 1992. This work has also been published in "The Global Effects of the European Carbon Tax", in The European Carbon Tax: an Economic Assessment, (eds.) C. Carraro and D. Siniscalco, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993 (with G. Nicoletti)
This work has also been published in French as "Effets globaux de l'écotaxe européenne"", Revue Economique, Vol. 45, n. 3, Mai 1994

124: The Chinese economic area- economic integration without a free trade agreement
Randall Jones, Robert King and Michael Klein. July 1992

123: New issues, new results- the OECD's second survey of the macroeconomic costs of reducing CO2 emissions
Peter Hoeller, Andrew Dean and Masahiro Hayafuji. July 1992

122: Costs of reducing CO2 emissions- evidence from six global models
Andrew Dean and Peter Hoeller. July 1992

121: Results for the OECD comparative modelling project from the Whalley-Wigle model
John Whalley (University of W.Ontario) and Randall Wigle (Wilfried Laurier University). July 1992

120: OECD's indicators of international trade and competitiveness
Martine Durand, Jacques Simon and Colin Webb. July 1992

119: Les indicateurs de compétitivité et de commerce internationaux de l'OCDE
Martine Durand, Jacques Simon and Colin Webb. July 1992

118: The costs of reducing CO2 emissions- a comparison of carbon tax curves with GREEN
Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Jean-Marc Burniaux, John P. Martin and Giuseppe Nicoletti. July 1992. This work has also been published in "The Costs of Reducing CO2 Emissions: a Comparison of Carbon Tax Cost Curves with GREEN" in A. Dean (ed.) The Costs of Cutting Carbon Emissions: Results from Global Models, OECD Monographs, 1993.

117: Adjustment under fixed exchange rates- application to the European Monetary Union
A. Steven Englander and Thomas Egebo. July 1992

116: GREEN- a multi-sector, multi-region, dynamic general equilibrium model for quantifying the costs of curbing CO2 emissions- a technical manual
Jean-Marc Burniaux, John P. Martin,Giuseppe Nicoletti and Joaquim Oliveira Martins. May 1992.This work has also been published in "GREEN: A Global Model for Quantifying the Costs of Policies to Curb CO2 Emissions", OECD Economic Studies, no. 19, 1992.

115: The costs of reducing CO2 emissions- evidence from GREEN
Jean-Marc Burniaux, John P. Martin, Giuseppe Nicoletti and Joaquim Oliveira Martins. May 1992. This work has also been published in "The Costs of International Policies to Reduce CO2 Emissions: Evidence from GREEN", OECD Economic Studies, no. 19, 1992.

114: Carbon taxes and CO2 emissions targets- results from the IEA model
E. Lakis Vouyakas, IEA. April 1992

113: Use of the Edmonds-Reilly model to model energy-related greenhouse gas emissions
D.W. Barns, J.A. Edmonds and J.M. Reilly, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Washington D.C. April 1992

112: The welfare effects of fossil carbon restrictions- results from a recursively dynamic trade model
Thomas Rutherford, University of Western Ontario. April 1992

111: Global 2100- alternative scenarios for reducing carbon emissions
Alan S. Manne, Stanford University. April 1992

110: Energy taxation and price distortions in fossil fuel markets- some implications for climate change policyPeter Hoeller and Jonathan Coppel. April 1992

109: The information content of interest rate spreads across financial systemsFrank Browne and Warren Tease. April 1992

108: Is there a future for capital income taxation?   
Jack M. Mintz. March 1992

107: A "credit" crunch- the recent slowdown in bank lending and its implications for monetary policy
Paul Francis O'Brien and Frank Browne. March 1992




106: Energy prices, taxes and carbon dioxide emissions
Peter Hoeller and Markku Wallin. July 1991 

105: Saving trends and measurement issues
Jørgen Elmeskov, Jeffrey Shafer and Warren Tease. July 1991

104: GREEN- a multi-sector, multi-region, dynamic general equilibrium model for quantifying the costs of curbing CO2 emissions- a technical manual
J.M. Burniaux, J.P. Martin, G. Nicoletti and J. Oliveira Martins. June 1991

103: The costs of policies to reduce global emissions of CO2- initial simulation results with GREEN
J.M. Burniaux, J.P. Martin,G. Nicoletti and J. Oliveira Martins. June 1991. This work has also been published in "The Economic Costs of International Agreements to Emissions of CO2", The Economic and Social Research Institute papers no. 14, May, 1992.

102: Patterns of recoveries for the major seven OECD countries
Marco Mira d'Ercole. June 1991

101: P-star as an indicator of inflationary pressure
Peter Hoeller and Pierre Poret. April 1991

100: Old age income maintenance
Murray Petrie and Peter Sturm. April 1991

99: The measurement of output and factors of production for the business sector in OECD countries (the OECD Business Sector Database)
Mark Keese, Gérard Salou and Pete Richardson. March 1991

98: Macroeconomic consequences of financial liberalisation- a summary report
Adrian Blundell-Wignall and Frank Browne. March 1991

97: Deregulation, credit rationing, financial fragility and economic performance
Michael Driscoll. February 1991

96: Increasing financial market integration, real exchange rates and macroeconomic adjustment
Adrian Blundell-Wignall and Frank Browne. February 1991

95: Financial liberalisation, asset prices and exchange rates
Marcus Miller and Paul Weller. February 1991 

94: Financial liberalisation and international trends in stock, corporate bond and foreign exchange market volatilities
Paul Kupiec. February 1991

93: A macroeconomic model for debt analysis of the Latin America region and debt accounting models for the highly indebted countries
Peter Dittus and Paul O'Brien. February 1991

92: Unemployment persistence and insider-outsider forces in wage determination
Bertil Holmlund. February 1991

91: Infrastructure and private-sector productivity
Robert Ford and Pierre Poret. January 1991




90: The public sector- issues for the 1990s
Howard Oxley, Maria Maher, John P. Martin and Giuseppe Nicoletti. December 1990

89: A survey of studies of the costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Peter Hoeller, Andrew Dean and Jon Nicolaisen. December 1990

88: Business investment in the OECD economies- recent performance and some implications for policy
Robert Ford and Pierre Poret. November 1990 

87: The "puzzle" of wage moderation in the 1980s
Pierre Poret. November 1990

86: Modelling wages and prices for the smaller OECD countries
Kenichi Kawasaki, Peter Hoeller and Pierre Poret. October 1990

85:Simulating the OECD Interlink model under alternative monetary policy rules
Pete Richardson. October 1990

84: Walras - a multi-sector, multi-country applied general equilibrium model for quantifying the economy-wide effects of agricultural policies- a technical manual
Jean-Marc Burniaux, François Delorme, Ian Lienert and John P. Martin. August 1990 

83: Exchange rate policy in advanced commodity-exporting countries- the case of Australia and New Zealand
Adrian Blundell-Wignall and Robert G. Gregory. July 1990 

82: Economics and the environment- a survey of issues and policy options   
Jon Nicolaisen and Peter Hoeller. July 1990 

81: Financial liberalisation and consumption behaviour
Adrian Blundell-Wignall, Frank Browne and Stefano Cavaglia. March 1990 

80: Fiscal indicators
Edward E. Gramlich, The University of Michigan. April 1990

79: Suggestions for a new set of fiscal indicators
Olivier Blanchard (MIT and NBER). April 1990

78: Indicators of fiscal policy- a re-examination
Jean-Claude Chouraqui, Robert P. Hagemann and Nicola Sartor. April 1990

77: Monetary policy in the wake of financial liberalisation
Adrian Blundell-Wignall, Frank Browne and Paolo Manasse. April 1990

76: The dollar position of the non-US private sector, portofolio effects, and the exchange rate of the dollar
Bixio Barenco. February 1990

75: Measuring industrial subsidies- some conceptual issues
Neil Bruce. February 1990

74: Industrial subsidies in the OECD countries
Robert Ford and Wim Suyker. January 1990  

73: The saving behaviour of Japanese households
Kenichi Kawasaki. January 1990  

72: The role of indicators in structural surveillance
Andrew Dean. January 1990




71: Modelling business sector supply for the smaller OECD countries
Raymond Torres, Peter Jarrett and Wim Suyker. October 1989

70: On the sequencing of structural reforms
Sebastian Edwards. September 1989

69: The information content of the term structure of interest rates- theory and practice
Frank Browne and Paolo Manasse. September 1989

68: The impact of increased government saving on the economy
Richard Herd. June 1989

67: Saving trends and behaviour in OECD countries
Andrew Dean, Martine Durand, John Fallon and Peter Hoeller. June 1989

66: Potential output in the seven major OECD countries
Raymond Torres and John P. Martin. May 1989   

65: A post mortem on OECD short-term projections from 1982 to 1987
Byron Ballis. February 1989

64: Revised groupings for non-OECD countries in OECD's macroeconomic model Interlink
Paul O'Brien, Laure Meuro and Arthur Camilleri. January 1989

63: Modelling housing investment for seven major OECD countries
Thomas Egebo and Ian Lienert. December 1988

62: The economic dynamics of an ageing population- the case of four OECD countries
Alan J. Auerbach, Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Rob. P. Hagemann and G. Nicoletti. January 1989
This work has also been published in OECD Economic Studies, n.12, Spring 1989 and NBER Working Paper, n. 2797, 1989

61: Ageing populations: economic effects and implications for public finance
Robert P. Hagemann and Giuseppte Nicoletti. January 1989
This work has also been published in OECD Economic Studies, n.12, Spring 1989




60: Compatible trade and production data base - 1970-1985
Claude Berthet-Bondet, Derek Blades and Annie Pin. November 1988   

59: Eliminating the U.S. federal budget deficit by 1993 - the interaction of monetary and fiscal policy
Richard and Byron Ballis. December 1988

58: Empirical research on trade liberalisation with imperfect competition: a survey
J. David Richardson. November 1988

57: An international sectoral data base for thirteen OECD countries
F.J.M. Meyer-zu-Schlochtern. November 1988   

56: On aggregation methods of purchasing power parities
R. and M. Cuthbert. November 1988   

55: Quantifying the economy-wide effects of agricultural policies- a general equilibrium approach
Jean-Marc Burniaux, François Delorme, Ian Lienert, John P. Martin and Peter Hoeller. July 1988

54: Tests of total factor productivity measurement
A. Steven Englander. June 1988

53: Alternative solution methods in applied general equilibrium analysis
Richard G. Harris. April 1988   

52: The so-called "non-economic" objectives of agricultural policy
L. Alan Winters. April 1988

51: The effects of monetary policy on the real sector- an overview of empirical evidence for selected OECD countries
Jean-Claude Chouraqui, Michael Driscoll and Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn. April 1988  

50: Private consumption, inflation and the "debt neutrality hypothesis", the case for eight OECD countries
Giuseppe Nicoletti. January 1988
This work has also been published in OECD Economic Studies, n.11, Fall 1988 

49: Are commodity prices leading indicators of OECD prices?
Martine Durand and Sveinbjörn Blondal. February 1988




48: The medium-term macroeconomic strategy revisited
Jean-Claude Chouraqui, Kevin Clinton and Robert Bruce Montador. December 1987

47: A review of the simulation properties of OECD's Interlink model
Pete Richardson. July 1987   

46: Recent developments in OECD's international macroeconomic model
Pete Richardson. June 1987   

45: International investment-income determination in Interlink- models for 23 OECD countries and six non-OECD regions
David T. Coe, Richard Herd and Marie-Christine Bonnefous. June 1987   

44: Price determination in the major seven country models in Interlink
Ulrich Stiehler. July 1987   

43: Import and export price equations for manufactures
Richard Herd. June 1987

42: OECD economic activity and non-oil commodity prices- reduced-form equations for Interlink
Gerald Holtham and Martine Durand. June 1987 

41: A revised supply block for the major seven countries in Interlink
Peter Jarrett and Raymond Torres. April 1987 

40: Tax reform in OECD countries- economic rationale and consequences
Robert P. Hagemann, Brian R. Jones and Robert Bruce Montador. August 1987    

39: Monetary policy in the second half of the 1980s- how much room for manoeuvre?Kevin Clinton and Jean-Claude Chouraqui. February 1987 

38: Tracking the U.S. external deficit, 1980-1985- experience with the OECD Interlink model
Pete Richardson. February 1987




37: Internationalisation of financial markets- some implications for macroeconomic policy and for the allocation of capital
Mitsuhiro Fukao and Masaharu Hanazaki. November 1986 

36: The government household transfer data base 1960 - 1984
Rita Varley. September 1986

35: Wealth and inflation effects in the aggregate consumption function
G.H. Holtham and H. Kato. July 1986

34: Pure profit rates and Tobin's q in nine OECD countries
James H. Chan-Lee. April 1986 

33: Mécanismes de transmission et effets macro-économiques de la politique monétaire en France: les principaux enseignements économétriques
Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn. March 1986

32: The formulation of monetary policy- a reassessment in the light of recent experience
Paul Atkinson and Jean-Claude Chouraqui. March 1986

31: The OECD compatible trade and production data base 1970-1983
Anders Brodin and Derek Blades.March 1986

30: Public debt in a medium-term context and its implications for fiscal policy
Jean-Claude Chouraqui, Brian Jones and Robert Bruce Montador. May 1986 

29: Method of calculating effective exchange rates and indicators of competitiveness
Martine Durand.  February 1986

28: Exchange rates and real long-term interest-rate differentials- evidence for eighteen OECD countries
David T. Coe and Stephen S. Golub. February 1986




27: Commodity prices in Interlink
Gerry Holtham, Tapio Saavalainen, Paul Saunders and Helen Sutch.  November 1985

26: Aggregate supply in Interlink- model specification and empirical results
John Heliwell, Peter Sturm, Peter Jarrett and Gérard Salou. November 1985

25: Écart entre les importations et les exportations dans les statistiques du commerce extérieur de l'OCDE
Derek Blades and Marina Ivanov. September 1985

24: Flexibilité du marché du travail et chocs extérieurs sur les prix
F. Klau and A. Mittelstadt. September 1985

23: Changes in the composition of output and employment
Axel Mittelstädt and Françoise Correia.  June 1985

22: Les prix de l'énergie: évolution et prespectives
Axel Mittelstädt. June 1985

21: Taux d'intérêt réels et perspectives de croissance durable
Paul Atkinson and Jean-Claude Chouraqui. May 1985

20: Profits and rates of return in OECD countries
James H. Chan-Lee and Helen Sutch.  May 1985

19: Nominal wage determination in ten OECD economies
David T. Coe and Francesco Gagliardi.  March 1985

18: Bases de données compatibles sur le commerce et la production de l' OCDE
Derek Blades and Wendy Simpson. January 1985




17: Real gross product in OECD countries and associated purchasing power parities
Peter Hill. 

16: Monetary policy in the OECD Interlink model
A. Blundell-Wignall, M. Rondoni, H. Ziegelschmidt and J. Morgan. September 1984

15: Structural budget deficits and fiscal stance
Patrice Muller and Robert W.R. Price.  July 1984

14: La conduite de la politique monétaire dans la phase actuelle de reprise économique
Paul Atkinson and Jean-Claude Chouraqui. April 1984

13: The demand for money and velocity in major OECD countries
A. Blundell-Wignall, M. Rondoni and H. Ziegelschmidt. February 1984

12: Taux d'activité: analyse et projections
James H. Chan-Lee. January 1984

11: L'action exercée par l'Etat sur la redistribution du revenuPaul Saunders. January 1984




10: Dynamique des prix et structure industrielle: une analyse théorique économétrique
David Encaoua (with collaboration from Paul Geroski et Riel Miller). July 1983

9: Medium-term financial strategy- the co-ordination of fiscal and monetary policy
Jean-Claude Chouraqui and Robert Price. July 1983

8: Simulation des effets macro-économiques d'une forte baisse des prix pétroliers
Flemming Larsen and John Llewellyn. June 1983

7: The determinants of exchange rate movements
Graham Hacche. June 1983

6: Souplesse de la production et inflation: étude globale
David T. Coe and Gerald Holtham. April 1983

5: Prix des ressources naturelles et politique macro-économique: les enseignements de deux chocs pétroliers
John Llewellyn. April 1983

4: Service lives of fixed assets
Derek Blades. March 1983

3: Wage formation in France- sectoral aspects
Patrick Artus. March 1983

2: Capital, energy and labour substitution- the supply block in OECD medium-term models
Patrick Artus. March 1983

1: Utilisation des élasticités de la demande de l'énergie
Axel Mittelstädt. March 1983


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