Innovation is key to boosting Australia’s productivity and inclusiveness.
After many years of weak recovery, with global growth in 2016 at the lowest rate since 2009, some signs of improvement have begun to appear.
Boosting investment is key to supporting the nascent recovery and reviving stagnant productivity.
Spain has chronically low productivity growth, which undermines its ability to generate higher living standards.
The paper describes revisions to the trend labour efficiency component of the production function underpinning long-term economic scenarios.
Labour productivity in Japan is about a quarter below the average of the top half of OECD countries, which is surprising given Japan's outstanding performance in education and skills and high level of R&D spending.
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This OECD technical report to G-20 Finance Ministers and Governors provides an assessment of progress on structural reform to achieve strong, sustainable and balanced growth under the G-20 Enhanced Structural Reform Agenda (ESRA) agreed at the Hangzhou summit.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2017 for the United States identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2017 for the United Kingdom identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.