In recent years, productivity growth, which is key to sustaining competitiveness and high employment, has slowed. This reflects cyclical but also structural factors, and calls for a focused effort to formulate and implement policies appropriate for Sweden.Read more
Strengthening the research infrastructure and the education system, competition-friendly regulation in the services sector and raising female labour force participation are important to raise trend productivity growth.Read more
Indonesia is still in the catch-up phase of growth. Ensuring continued increases in living standards for all Indonesians will require a broad range of structural reforms, and creating fiscal space to expand government expenditures in priority areas such as education, health, poverty alleviation and infrastructure.Read more
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 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.
ReportsKnowledged-Based Capital, Innovation and Resource Allocation