Productivity and long term growth

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Boosting productivity growth requires strong framework conditions for business and improvements in workforce skills and public-service efficiency. Announced plans to ramp up infrastructure make sense, but only if funds are spent efficiently.
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Productivity in the manufacturing sector is low as firms have little incentives to grow, to avoid regulations and taxes. Bringing women to the labour market and improving health offers opportunity to raise growth and make it more inclusive.
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Spurring growth in lagging regions and bringing back jobless in the labour market are important for raising overall potential growth. Areas of reforms include labour market, innovation and transport infrastructure policies
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Do environmental policies matter for productivity growth?

This study presents new evidence on the role of environmental policies - stringency, as well as design and implementation features - for productivity growth.

Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth

OECD’s annual report highlighting developments in structural policies in OECD countries.  A set of Country Notes summarises priorities suggested by the indicators with actions taken and recommendations suggested.

Policy Challenges for the Next 50 Years

This study identifies and analyses some key challenges that OECD and partner economies may face over the coming 50 years if underlying global trends relating to growth, trade, inequality and environmental pressures prevail.

Public Spending on Health and Long-Term Care

Judicial Performance and its Determinants

Knowledged-Based Capital, Innovation and Resource Allocation

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

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