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Going for Growth 2011 takes stock of recent progress in implementing policy reforms to improve labour productivity and utilisation that were identified as priorities in the 2010 edition.
The capacity of fiscal and monetary policies to further support the recovery is pretty much exhausted, so a new emphasis on implementing structural reforms is the only way to boost growth and job creation, said OECD Secretary-General during the presentation of Going for Growth 2011 in Budapest.
Australia faces the mutually reinforced challenges of boosting labour supply and promoting social inclusion. Labour underutilisation is especially prevalent among groups such as lone parents, people with disability, and Indigenous Australians.
Statement by Secretary-General Angel Gurría at the occasion of the OECD-WB Conference on challenges and policies for promoting inclusive growth, 24-25 March 2011 at OECD, Paris.
Homeownership rates have increased significantly in many OECD countries over recent decades.
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This paper depicts the rapid development and transformation of the Chinese economy so far and discusses how to sustain vigorous and inclusive growth.
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Global current account imbalances widened markedly in the years preceding the global economic crisis.
Residential mobility is closely tied to housing market forces and has important implications for labour mobility and the efficient allocation of resources across the economy.
After steady employment growth since the 1990s, Spain has experienced the sharpest increase in unemployment among OECD countries during the crisis, amplified by structural problems of the labour market.