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The priority for Australia is to adapt to fast-developing Asia which opens vast new opportunities but also imposes strains. This adjustment will require flexible labour and product markets and lifting productivity growth.
Sustainability of the Luxembourg economic and social model can be strengthened by improving policies that enhance public finances, growth, social cohesion and the environment.
Switzerland has low greenhouse gas emissions per capita as compared to other countries, which reflects the strong reliance on energy sources emitting few greenhouse gas emissions, especially in electricity generation, and little heavy industry.
The priority for the Slovak Republic is to restore the sustainability of public finances while ensuring the prioritisation of funding for spending programmes which are important for growth, such as education and active labour market policies.
The Slovak Republic recovered strongly from the global economic crisis and is weathering well the storm that has struck its main European trading partners. The challenges going forward will be restoring public finances while driving down unemployment and fostering long-term inclusive growth, says the latest Economic Survey.
Lanzamiento del Estudio Económico de España 2012 de la OCDE, Palabras de Angel Gurría
Secretario General OCDE
Spain is immersed in a prolonged recession that has been compounded by the continuing crisis in the euro area. The path to recovery has been launched, but will require full implementation of reforms and some additional measures to restore confidence in the financial sector, redress public finances and bring down high unemployment, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Spain.
The US innovation system has many strengths, including world class research universities and firms that thrive in innovation-intensive sectors.
This paper uses household level data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) over the period 1991 to 2008 to analyse the driving factors of movements in the German household savings rate.
This paper discusses how to improve Canada’s business innovation in order to boost labour productivity and output growth. Many general framework conditions are highly favourable to business risk taking and innovation, including macro stability, openness, strong human capital, low corporate tax rates, low barriers to firm entry and flexible labour markets.