By Date


  • 26-July-2018

    English

    Sovereign defaults: Evidence on the importance of government effectiveness

    This paper provides robust empirical evidence that government effectiveness is a key determinant of sovereign defaults.

    Related Documents
  • 26-July-2018

    English

    Limits to government debt sustainability in middle-income countries

    This paper investigates the effect of structural characteristics on debt limits of middle income countries.

    Related Documents
  • 24-July-2018

    English

    Stabilisation policies to strengthen Euro area resilience

    The euro area sovereign debt crisis highlighted important weaknesses in the euro area design. Fiscal policy did not build sufficient buffers before the crisis, which forced some countries to tighten fiscal policy too rapidly during the downturn to restore market confidence in sovereign borrowing.

    Related Documents
  • 24-July-2018

    English

    Building a stronger and more integrated Europe

    Europe’s economy is finally growing robustly. These positive developments provide an opportunity to renew efforts to meet the long-term challenges facing the European Union (EU).

    Related Documents
  • 23-July-2018

    English

    The Czech economy is thriving but labour shortages will limit growth

    Growth, driven by both internal and external demand, has been accelerating since 2013 and at 4.6% in 2017 it was more balanced than in previous years. Household consumption is supported by income growth, a declining savings rate as confidence is high, and by rising credit.

    Related Documents
  • 23-July-2018

    English

    Canada has high levels of well-being and solid growth but trade tensions and housing market pose risks while inclusiveness could be improved

    Canada is one of the OECD economies delivering the best outcomes for its citizens, especially in regards to self-reported well-being, personal security and health status. Canada is also undertaking several programmes to foster inclusive growth – with respect to childcare benefits, gender equality and social housing.

    Related Documents
  • 23-July-2018

    English

    The sustainable management of a productive natural capital

    This paper examines an industry whose economic activity uses a natural capital on which its profit also relies.

    Related Documents
  • 23-July-2018

    English

    Economic Survey of Canada 2018

    Well-being is high in Canada, and the economy has regained momentum, supported by a rebound in exports and strengthening business investment. Macroeconomic policies are gradually becoming less stimulatory, and budget policies are sustainable in the long term, although diffi culties remain at the provincial level.

    Related Documents
  • 23-July-2018

    English

    Reforms for sustainable productivity growth in Ireland

    The Irish economy has experienced a decline in productivity growth over the past decade. This has mostly reflected the poor performance of local firms, with the large productivity gap between foreign-owned and local enterprises having widened.

    Related Documents
  • 20-July-2018

    English

    Improving the quality of business investment in Turkey

    Turkey’s business sector exhibits one of the highest investment rates among OECD countries.

    Related Documents
  • << < 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 > >>