Belgium


9-February-2015

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Going for growth 2015 - Belgium

This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Belgium identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.

4-February-2015

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Presentation of the Economic Survey of Belgium

Belgium is one of the few euro area countries where GDP has already surpassed pre-crisis levels. Also, general well-being is above the average of OECD countries. When looking at the various dimensions of well-being – economic, social or environmental – Belgium has a strong performance in almost all of them. Remarkably, despite the crisis, income inequality has remained relatively low compared to other OECD countries.

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4-February-2015

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Economic Survey of Belgium 2015

Belgium has returned to growth, halted competitiveness losses and improved its fiscal framework, but still faces a high public debt. Vulnerable groups, such as immigrants, struggle with low employment and poor housing.

4-February-2015

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Reforms can support growth and equity in Belgium, OECD says

The Belgian economy has returned to growth and continues scoring well on broader measures of well-being, but further reforms will be needed to secure fiscal sustainability while promoting employment and competitiveness, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Belgium 2015.

4-February-2015

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1-July-2013

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Belgium: enhancing the cost efficiency and flexibility of the health sector to adjust to population ageing

Belgium has a good record in delivering accessible care, but adaptation to population ageing will be complicated by the fragmentation of responsibilities in the healthcare system and a strong reliance on government regulations.

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16-January-2013

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Enhancing the inclusiveness of the labour market in Belgium

The global crisis led to a smaller increase in the unemployment rate than in most other OECD countries as employment has been sustained through intensive use of reduced working time schemes.

3-May-2012

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Bringing Belgian public finances to a sustainable path

Economic growth is projected to be strengthening from mid-2011 onwards, but will be insufficient to restore the sustainability of public finances.

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3-May-2012

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Greenhouse gas emissions and price elasticities of transport fuel demand in Belgium

Since 1990, Belgium has managed to bring down greenhouse gas emissions in most domains of economic activity.

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24-February-2012

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Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2012: Country Notes

Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.

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