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Notes to statistical annex tables 11-19, Sources and Methods of the OECD Economic Outlook.
Sources and Methods of the OECD Economic Outlook, Notes to statistical annex tables 23 and 24.
Notes to statistical annex tables 1-10, Sources and Methods of the OECD Economic Outlook.
Sources and Methods of the OECD Economic Outlook, Notes to statistical annex tables 20-22.
The financial crisis has resulted in a substantial increase in unemployment in the OECD.
Bold decisions are needed from the G20 leaders meeting in Cannes this week to get the global economy back on track, said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.
Brazil’s economic and social progress has been remarkable. Key challenges to achieve better economic and social performance will be to damp inflation, to remove obstacles to investment and foster infrastructure developments.
Good progress is being made to cut the fiscal deficit, but more needs to be done. The banking system has been recapitalized but deleveraging must continue. Structural reforms should address high unemployment and further improve competitiveness.
OECD work prior to the financial crisis suggested that real prices in several housing markets had become vulnerable to a change in financial and economic conditions, with the risk of a subsequent downturn becoming increasingly possible, as proved to be the case.
In recent years, India has enjoyed one of the highest growth rates worldwide, weathering the global financial crisis better than many other countries.