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In an article published in Kathimerini, A. Dean says it's urgent for the government to improve the financial situation and the efficiency of its public sector. It's the only way to restore trust in public finances, maintain a high economic growth rate and improve fairness among generations.
Hungary is facing one of the most severe recessions among OECD countries and restoring sustainable growth will require to sustain the momentum of fiscal reforms, to improve financial regulation and supervision, and to raise education outcomes.
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Hungary is facing one of the most severe recessions among OECD countries Despite financial assistance from international organisations, macro policies had to remain tight. Stabilisation is underway, but the depth of the recession will leave deep marks. Looking forward, restoring sustainable growth requires decisive structural reforms. The shift in the tax burden from labour to consumption in 2009 was a positive step toward reducing
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This chapter assesses recent cross-country patterns in intergenerational social mobility and examines the role that public policies play in affecting mobility.
While Switzerland has weathered the crisis better than other OECD countries, it may have a lasting impact on the Swiss economy. The need for further structural reforms results from fiscal sustainability issues related to ageing and weak trend productivity growth.
While Switzerland has weathered the global crisis better than other OECD economies, challenges remain for monetary and fiscal policies, as well as financial market regulation.
It is easier to climb the social ladder and earn more than one’s parents in the Nordic countries, Australia and Canada than in France, Italy, Britain and the United States, according to a new OECD study.
List of Economic Surveys of Brazil
List of Economic Surveys of Chile
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Since the OECD’s first Economic Survey of China in 2005, China has continued to expand rapidly. The economy is also weathering the global crisis remarkably well, not least thanks to prompt and vigorous macroeconomic policy action. Economic expansion is projected to continue over the medium run, and China’s share in the world economy is set to grow further. Despite the recent decline in the current account surplus, some imbalances