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This series of Working Papers is designed to make available, to a wider readership, selected studies which the Department has prepared for use within OECD. Authorship is generally collective, but main individual authors are named.
The global economy is in a fragile spot. Our latest Economic Outlook projected global GDP growth to slow down to 3.2% this year and improve only to 3.4% in 2020, against a projection of 4% growth a year ago. Across all G7 economies, growth is projected to be lower this year than in 2018.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will participate in the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ meeting in Chantilly, on 17-18 July 2019.
Slow growth, high uncertainty and rising levels of inequality should prompt policy makers to take urgent action to achieve stronger, sustainable and more inclusive growth, according to the OECD’s annual Going for Growth report.
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Going for Growth Chapter 3
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Going for Growth Chapter 2
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Going for Growth Overview Chapter 1
Luxembourg is a country with many strengths, one that ranks among the top-performing OECD countries in a number of domains. It enjoys an exceptionally high degree of economic prosperity and an excellent quality of life, with most citizens enjoying a healthy work-life balance, good housing and supportive social connections.