Working Papers


  • 19-December-2016

    English

    Rebalancing Turkey’s growth by improving resource allocation and productivity in manufacturing

    Turkey’s manufacturing sector has expanded considerably but not efficiently and competitively enough.

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  • 19-December-2016

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    Rebalancing Turkey’s growth by improving resource allocation and productivity in manufacturing

    Turkey’s manufacturing sector has expanded considerably but not efficiently and competitively enough.

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  • 19-December-2016

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    Reaping the benefits of global value chains in Turkey

    Despite major progress, Turkey still lags behind most comparable countries in terms of exported value added per capita. Its remarkable economic performance over the past 15 years has not been sufficiently backed by gains in export market shares, in particular when measured in value added terms.

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  • 14-December-2016

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    Strengthening economic resilience: Insights from the post-1970 record of severe recessions and financial crises

    Given the enduring impact of severe recessions and financial crises, it is important to take measures to minimise the risk of such events. In so doing, the benefits of higher economic stability must be weighed against potential costs. Risk-mitigating measures can involve a trade-off between growth and crisis risk, thus the most cost-effective actions must be identified.

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  • 13-December-2016

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    Coping with creative destruction: reducing the costs of firm exit

    A policy framework that does not unduly inhibit the creative destruction process is vital to sustaining productivity growth. Yet, a key question is what happens to workers who lose their jobs due to this process and what are the policies that minimise the costs of worker displacement?

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  • 13-December-2016

    English

    Coping with creative destruction: reducing the costs of firm exit

    A policy framework that does not unduly inhibit the creative destruction process is vital to sustaining productivity growth. Yet, a key question is what happens to workers who lose their jobs due to this process and what are the policies that minimise the costs of worker displacement?

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  • 17-November-2016

    English

    The distribution of the growth dividends

    Widespread increases in inequality over the past three decades have raised the question of the distribution of the growth dividends.

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  • 11-October-2016

    English

    Realising and expanding opportunities in the United States

    Measures that enable the acquisition of new skills and reduce mismatches between the demand and supply of existing skills can boost US economic growth and make its benefits more inclusive.

  • 11-October-2016

    English

    Unleashing private sector productivity in the United States

    Productivity growth has been sluggish since the Great Recession and had been slowing before it.

  • 3-August-2016

    English

    Strengthening competition in network sectors and the internal market in Canada

    Canada’s productivity performance has lagged that of many other OECD countries, despite some improvement in recent years.

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