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In the wake of the financial crisis there has been renewed focus on the importance of a country’s net
external debt position in determining domestic interest rates and, relatedly, its vulnerability to a crisis. This paper extends the panel estimation of OECD countries described in Turner and Spinelli (2012) to investigate the effect of external debt and its interaction with government debt on the interest-rate-growth differential.
The OECD will launch its latest Economic Survey of the Russian Federation in Moscow on Wednesday 15 January 2014 during the annual Gaidar Forum.
New benchmark purchasing power parities (PPPs) have been issued by the OECD and Eurostat to enable comparisons of gross domestic product and household consumption in 47 countries.
Irish youth was hit hard by the crisis. New labour-market policy initiatives have been introduced recently, but more will be needed to limit scarring effects and keep youth connected so that they can get back to work as soon as the recovery strengthens.
G20 GDP growth picks up to 0.9% in third quarter of 2013; up from 0.8% recorded in the previous quarter, according to preliminary estimates.
Compare data for inflation rate, harmonised unemployment rates, quarterly gross domestic product(GDP), current account, government debt, government deficit, real household disposable income and household spending.
Israel’s output growth remains relatively strong and unemployment is low. However, living standards remain well below those of top ranking OECD countries, the rate of relative poverty is high, and there are environmental challenges.
Using panel data for OECD countries, this study investigates the extent to which changes in government spending on education, health and other areas influence long-term growth.
In many OECD countries, government debt reached levels over recent years that call for reduction over the medium to longer term to ensure public finance sustainability. This paper investigates the international transmission of fiscal consolidation shocks via trade flows.
Composite leading indicators point to an improving economic outlook in most major economies