Working Papers


  • 30-July-2018

    English

    Digital technology diffusion: a matter of capabilities, incentives or both?

    This paper uses a novel data set of digital technology usage covering 25 industries in 25 European countries over the 2010-16 period to explore the drivers of digital adoption across two broad sets of digital technologies by firms, cloud computing and back or front office integration.

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  • 23-July-2018

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    Reforms for sustainable productivity growth in Ireland

    The Irish economy has experienced a decline in productivity growth over the past decade. This has mostly reflected the poor performance of local firms, with the large productivity gap between foreign-owned and local enterprises having widened.

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  • 18-July-2018

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    The quantification of structural reforms: Introducing country-specific policy effects

    This paper presents country-specific effects of structural reforms. It discusses how sizeable and interesting country-specific effects can be identified in a panel setting by conditioning the impact of individual policies on their own level or on the stance of other policies and institutions.

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  • 4-July-2018

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    The quantification of structural reforms: Taking stock of the results for OECD and non-OECD countries

    This paper summarises earlier OECD work aimed at quantifying the impact of structural reforms on economic outcomes.

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  • 29-June-2018

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    Financing innovative business investment in Poland

    Poland’s productivity has grown strongly over the past two decades. However, the public and private capital stock is weak, and investment remains focused on the adoption of existing technologies, which weighs on future productivity gains and innovation.

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  • 29-June-2018

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    Strengthening innovation in Poland

    Poland’s catch up with other OECD country has been largely based on productivity growth resulting from restructuring towards more productive sectors and foreign technology absorption.

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  • 27-June-2018

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    Reviving investment in Tunisia

    Since the early 2000s, the investment rate has declined, driven by the decrease in business investment.

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  • 12-June-2018

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    Miracle or Mirage: What role can trade policies play in tackling global trade imbalances?

    Global trade imbalances narrowed in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. They have remained at a lower level but are still of concern to policy makers because of the risks they pose to individual economies, as well as globally.

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  • 31-May-2018

    English

    Boosting productivity and living standards in Thailand

    Over the past decade, limited structural reform and capital investment have held back productivity growth and improvements in well-being, and Thailand has lost ground vis-à-vis regional comparators.

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