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  • 12-January-2012

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    Fiscal consolidation: Part 1. How much is needed and how to reduce debt to a prudent level?

    The economic and financial crisis was the catalyst for a fiscal crisis that engulfs many OECD countries. In most countries, budget deficits soared as a result of the economic slump, weaker revenues and the policy response to the crisis.

  • 2-January-2012

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    Explaining the interest-rate-growth differential underlying government debt dynamics

    The differential between the interest rate paid to service government debt and the growth rate of the economy is a key concept in assessing fiscal sustainability.

  • 13-December-2011

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  • 25-November-2011

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    Reassessing the NAIRUs after the crisis

    The financial crisis has resulted in a substantial increase in unemployment in the OECD.

  • 31-October-2011

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    Bold G20 action needed to rebuild confidence amid weak economic growth, says OECD’s Gurría

    Bold decisions are needed from the G20 leaders meeting in Cannes this week to get the global economy back on track, said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.

  • 28-July-2011

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    Predicting peaks and troughs in real house prices

    OECD work prior to the financial crisis suggested that real prices in several housing markets had become vulnerable to a change in financial and economic conditions, with the risk of a subsequent downturn becoming increasingly possible, as proved to be the case.

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