Economic Survey of Australia 2017



Australia’s economy has enjoyed considerable success in recent decades, reflecting strong macroeconomic policy, structural reform and the long commodity boom. Living standards and well-being are generally high, though challenges remain in gender gaps and in greenhouse-gas emissions, and further challenges arise from population ageing.


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OECD Economic Surveys: Australia 2017

For further information please contact the Australia Desk at the OECD Economics Department.

The Secretariat’s draft report was prepared for the Committee by Philip Hemmings and Vassiliki Koutsogeorgopoulou under the supervision of Piritta Sorsa. Statistical research analysis was provided by Taejin Park. Administrative assistance was provided by Anthony Bolton and Brigitte Beyeler.

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