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Iceland is slowly recovering from the deep recession caused by its banking crisis but further action is need to strengthen monetary policy and boost employment.
India has the chance to move towards strong, sustained and socially inclusive growth if the right policies are put in place, according to a new OECD report.
India’s economy has ranked among the best performers over the past decade, and poverty has been falling faster than in many other emerging economies. India now has the opportunity to move towards sustained and socially inclusive double-digit growth if the right policies are put in place, according to the OECD Secretary-General.
Composite leading indicators (CLIs) designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, point to a mild loss of growth momentum in most major economies for April 2011.
The Indian economy has been catching up but sustaining high growth requires further reforms. Fiscal policy needs to be strengthened and spending on subsidies reformed to promote more inclusive growth. The government is committed to building on financial sector reforms.
This paper reviews the main monthly indicators that could help forecasting world trade and compares different type of forecasting models using these indicators.
Sub-central tax competition is the strategic interaction of tax policy between jurisdictions with the objective to attract and retain mobile tax bases.
This paper assesses empirically whether or not current account reversals have permanent growth effects and the role of macroeconomic policies in this process.
The global recovery is becoming self-sustained and more broad-based but is taking place at different speeds across countries and regions. Tackling high unemployment, fiscal consolidation and global imbalances remain the key challenges, says OECD Secretary-General.
This paper critically reviews the current state of cross-country research on informality and discusses how existing data sources can be more effectively employed and extended to shed light on the link between public policies and informality.