Publications & Documents


  • 10-February-2009

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    Health Care Reform in the United States

    In spite of improvements, on various measures of health outcomes the United States appears to rank relatively poorly among OECD countries. Health expenditures, in contrast, are significantly higher than in any other OECD country.

  • 9-February-2009

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    Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic 2009: Achieving fiscal flexibility and safeguarding sustainability

    Euro area entry calls for more fiscal flexibility to absorb cyclical shocks that cannot be dealt with by the common monetary policy. At the same time fiscal consolidation must not be put at risk, especially given rising ageing related costs.

  • 9-February-2009

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    The financial and economic crisis and the OECD strategic response

    At a meeting with Slovak Economists, Mr. Gurría underlined that the OECD has developed a strategic response to deal with the current situation, while at the same time addressing the interaction between different policy actions in our economies.

  • 3-February-2009

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    Governments must maintain reforms for long-term growth during crisis, says OECD

    The current crisis offers governments the opportunity of combining emergency action with the important structural reforms needed to improve long-term growth and resilience in their economies, according to OECD’s latest Going for Growth.

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  • 3-February-2009

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    Long-run GDP growth framework and scenarios for the world economy

    This paper develops and applies a simple “conditional growth” framework to make long-term GDP projections for the world economy.

  • 2-February-2009

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    Canada - external links to macroeconomic reports and data

    External links to: recent economic data; current interest rates and exchange rates; latest macroeconomic reports; current outlook and projections; government budget information; speeches; relevant sites.

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  • 31-January-2009

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    Rebooting the global economy

    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Mr. Gurría presented the OECD strategic response to the financial and economic crisis which provides elements and analytical tools to help governments redesign and restart the financial system, but also a comprehensive strategy to put the global economy back on a sustained growth trajectory.

  • 27-January-2009

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    Realising South Africa’s employment potential

    Unemployment in South Africa is extremely high and unevenly distributed, being concentrated among young less skilled blacks.

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  • 27-January-2009

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    Making the most of Norwegian schools

    Traditionally, the Norwegian compulsory education system has focused strongly on the linked goals of equal opportunities to learn, comprehensive and inclusive education.

  • 27-January-2009

    English

    The world needs to rewrite the rules of finance and global business

    Angel Gurría shares his views about issues on the 2009 Davos agenda. Beyond short-term expediency, politicians must figure out how to set a long-term course for the global economy. Along with more effective regulation, we need fairer social policies and an end to the bottlenecks that block competition and innovation and hamper sustainable growth. We must also find ways for governments to exit from their massive emergency interventions

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