Economic Outlook and Interim Global Economic Assessment


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Handout for the press:
Tailwinds driving a modest acceleration… but storm clouds on the horizon?

Press Release: Low oil prices and monetary easing triggering modest acceleration of global recovery

 Previous Full Economic Outlook release (November 2014)


 With subdued inflation, many central banks have eased monetary policy

Timeline of easing decisions since December 2014

Central banks of countries accounting for about 48% of global GDP have eased over the past 3 months
Note: size of circles corresponds to relative GDP 9at PPP).‌

Related Material

Previous release material

OECD Forecasts during and after the financial crisis

Policy challenges for the next 50 years

Previous Outlook editions in OECD ilibrary

Economic Policy Papers


Annex Tables

Economic Outlook online database (OECD.stat)

Economic Outlook database inventory (Describing the database)

Sources and Methods

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Further Reading

Growth prospects and fiscal requirements over the long term

Promoting inclusive growth: Challenges and policies

OECD Economics Department Working Papers

Economics Department Policy Note Series