Productivity and long term growth

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  • The Future of Productivity

    Productivity is a major determinant of living standards and its growth will increasingly drive economic performance in the future. Yet, productivity is weak and its growth has been slowing down in many OECD and partner countries. Consequently, productivity is at the centre of economic policymaking in many member countries, and at the centre of the research agenda of many OECD Committees.

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  • France: enhancing competitiveness, purchasing power and employment

    Over the past decade, France has substantially eased the burden of anti competitive regulations and effectively enforced competition law against anti-competitive practices.

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  • Economic resilience

    The Economic Resilience work stream aims at providing a systematic and holistic framework, including a set of indicators, to help governments identify vulnerabilities to shocks and crises early on so as to reduce their likelihood and economic cost. The findings arising from this work stream will be used to strengthen macro and structural policies surveillance.

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OECD Economic Surveys: Brazil 2015

Economic Survey of Brazil 2015

Economic growth will need to come increasingly from productivity, as demographic changes will make raising labour participation increasingly more difficult. The industrial sector, where a few key structural reforms could unleash significant unexploited potential, can play a leading role in boosting productivity. Currently, a fragmented indirect tax system, insufficient infrastructure, weak competitive pressures and low integration into international trade are holding back Brazil’s industry, which has not benefited enough from the global trends that have shaped industrial production elsewhere.

Economic Policy Reforms 2015

 Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth

‌‌‌This year’s report launched on the first day of the G20 finance ministers’ meeting in Istanbul, Turkey. It identifies and assesses progress that countries have made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.


Do house prices impact consumption and interest rate? Evidence from OECD countries using an agnostic identification procedure

Growth Policies and Macroeconomic Stability

Choosing Fiscal Consolidation Instruments Compatible with Growth and Equity

Public Spending on Health and Long-Term Care

Judicial Performance and its Determinants

Knowledge-Based Capital, Innovation and Resource Allocation