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South Africa’s macroeconomic framework has served the economy well, but should be strengthened to make the economy more resilient to external shocks.
Slovenia has been hit hard by the global crisis, but started to recover gradually. This Survey discusses policies to rapidly rebalance the Slovenian economy, restore competitiveness, improve the performance of the education system, and create a friendlier environment for foreign direct investmen
Sweden has developed an extensive and sound policy framework to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
After the onset of the crisis, unemployment in Sweden increased markedly, though much less than expected and than during the early 1990s, even as participation in the labour market held up well.
The Spanish economy is slowly emerging from a deep recession. This Survey discusses policies to strengthen economic growth durably, put government finances on a sustainable basis, lower high structural unemployment and improve the management of water.
List of Economic Surveys of South Africa
The limits for extraction of natural resources have largely been reached and climate change is expected to continue lowering natural water endowments markedly in future especially in dry areas of the country
Raising efficiency in tax collection (notably VAT) is urgently needed, plans to unify the collection of tax and social security contributions should be implemented swiftly and drawing on EU funds needs to become more efficient.
Public spending per pupil on pre-primary education is low in international comparison whereas spending on tertiary academic education per graduate is among the highest in the OECD.
The European Union faces serious challenges today, with public finances in poor shape, weak long-term growth prospects and an unemployment level close to 10%. In this context, the regional policy can play a crucial role to unleash the growth potential of our economies, says OECD Secretary-General.