The global recovery is becoming self-sustained and more broad-based but is taking place at different speeds across countries and regions. Tackling high unemployment, fiscal consolidation and global imbalances remain the key challenges, says OECD Secretary-General.
This paper reviews the main monthly indicators that could help forecasting world trade and compares different type of forecasting models using these indicators.
This paper provides new empirical results linking financial and housing wealth to household consumption for the United States, Japan and the euro area.
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General assessment from Economic Outlook No. 89, May 2011.
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The recovery is projected to strengthen in the near term, but there are concerns about the longer-term legacy of the crisis, particularly because of the emergence of unsustainable fiscal imbalances as well as the possible damage to long-term growth prospects.
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Increasing international capital flows can support long-term income growth through a better international allocation of saving and investment.
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Given the slack remaining in economic activity and labour utilisation, together with still-anchored inflation expectations, aggregate demand policies have a role to play in supporting the economic recovery and stimulate jobs.
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The OECD Economic Outlook first appeared six years after the Organisation started its activities, in 1967.
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Increased international capital flows can support long-term income growth through a better international allocation of saving and investment.
This paper reviews key policy messages and warnings about developments in the run-up to the global financial and economic crisis that began in mid-2007.