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  • 15-April-2011


    Interest rate pass-through during the global financial crisis: the case of Sweden

    Interest rate pass-through during the global financial crisis: the case of SwedenA stable relationship between monetary policy rates and bank lending and deposit rates faced by consumers and companies is essential for the effective transmission of monetary policy decisions.

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  • 7-April-2011


    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2011

    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.

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  • 24-March-2011


    Challenges and policies for promoting inclusive growth

    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.

  • 22-March-2011


    Drivers of homeownership rates in selected OECD countries

    Homeownership rates have increased significantly in many OECD countries over recent decades.

  • 22-March-2011

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  • 22-March-2011

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    China’s Emergence as a Market Economy: Achievements and Challenges

    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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  • 11-March-2011

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    The Effects of Oil Price Hikes on Economic Activity and Inflation, Policy Note: Health care systems: getting more value for money, Economics Department Policy Note No. 4

    Rising energy prices stemming from turbulence across N. Africa and the Middle East will only have a modest impact on GDP and inflation in the near term, according to a new OECD report.

  • 8-March-2011


    How efficient are banks in Hungary?

    Apparent characteristics of the Hungarian banking market such as large profits and high margins suggest weak competitive pressures. Weak competition in turn, may reduce efficiency in a lack of pressures to converge to marginal cost and to stimulate managerial efforts to reduce X-inefficiency.

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  • 4-March-2011

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    The Impact of Structural Reforms on Current Account Imbalances, Economics Department Policy Note No. 3

    Global current account imbalances widened markedly in the years preceding the global economic crisis.

  • 22-February-2011


    Strengthening the macroeconomic policy framework in South Africa

    South Africa’s macroeconomic framework has served the economy well, but should be strengthened to make the economy more resilient to external shocks.

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