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  • 25-November-2016

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    Economics Department Working Papers - List

    This series of Working Papers is designed to make available, to a wider readership, selected studies which the Department has prepared for use within OECD. Authorship is generally collective, but main individual authors are named.

  • 25-November-2016

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    Policy Priorities for Making Poland a More Inclusive and Knowledge-Based Economy

    Twenty years into its membership in the OECD, Poland has achieved impressive progress in terms of the living standards of its citizens. The country did not only manage to significantly reduce the GDP per capita gap with other OECD countries, but it also caught up with respect to several other dimensions of well-being. To ensure further widespread improvements in living standards, Poland needs to continue to move towards higher-technology production, boosting productivity and improving access to high-quality jobs and good pay. This report reviews recently implemented and planned reforms that aim to achieve these goals and proposes further policy measures to help Poland make the shift towards a more knowledge-based economy. To safeguard inclusiveness, it is crucial that the government also put in place appropriate policies to ensure that no one is left behind during this transformation and that all firms and all citizens can equally participate in and benefit from it.

  • 24-November-2016

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    Time to deploy the fiscal levers actively and wisely

    The role of fiscal policy has been at the heart of the policy debate since the financial crisis. With the global economy stuck in a low-growth trap and monetary policy overburdened, it is time to re-assess the use of fiscal policy levers.

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  • 24-November-2016

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    Most countries have room to increase public investment

    Public investment benefits current as well as future generations.

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  • 24-November-2016

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    Using the fiscal levers to escape the low-growth trap

    Using fiscal levers to escape the low-growth trap

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  • 24-November-2016

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    The effect of the size and mix of public spending on growth and inequality

    The effect of the size and mix of public spending on growth and inequality

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  • 22-November-2016

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    OECD Reviews of School Resources: Uruguay 2016

    The effective use of school resources is a policy priority across OECD countries. The OECD Reviews of School Resources explore how resources can be governed, distributed, utilised and managed to improve the quality, equity and efficiency of school education.
    The series considers four types of resources: financial resources, such as public funding of individual schools; human resources, such as teachers, school leaders and education administrators; physical resources, such as location, buildings and equipment; and other resources, such as learning time.
    This series offers timely policy advice to both governments and the education community. It includes both country reports and thematic studies.

  • 21-November-2016

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    GDP Growth - Third quarter of 2016, OECD

    OECD GDP growth accelerates to 0.6% in third quarter of 2016

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  • 21-November-2016

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    The gig economy will not abolish working 9 to 5

    We have always had plumbers, electricians, and lawyers who do temporary work, and are not paid by a household when they are idle. However, do new apps such as Uber or Deliveroo mean the end of the 9 to 5 job, and do these platforms need to be regulated?

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  • 17-November-2016

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    The distribution of the growth dividends

    Widespread increases in inequality over the past three decades have raised the question of the distribution of the growth dividends.

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