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This study compares a number of housing policies such as housing taxation, land use and rental regulations and social housing policies for OECD countries relying on new data.
The adjustment following the crisis has been particularly painful in Southern European countries, including Spain.
India has rebounded swiftly after the global economic crisis, but is experiencing a slowdown in economic growth since 2012.
South Africa has experienced a relatively weak recovery from the great economic crisis compared to other BRIICS countries.
The adjustment following the crisis has been particularly painful in Southern European countries, including Italy.
Germany’s recent economic performance has been solid, with record low unemployment rates and sound fiscal position, which sets it apart from many European countries.
Like many other European countries, France faces key challenges in the job market. Productivity is relatively high but growing slowly, and the economy is held back by persistently high unemployment and low participation of older workers.
Australia has weathered the global economic crisis relatively well and enjoyed robust growth in per capita income, fostered by favourable terms of trade and high employment rates. However, productivity gains have slowed in recent years and the level remains below that of leading OECD countries.
El ajuste producido como resultado de la crisis ha sido especialmente doloroso en países del sur de Europa, como España.
China has shown strong resilience during the crisis, maintaining overall high growth rates, even though the pace has been decelerating since 2011.