Euro area finance ministers meeting this week need to boost the firepower of the European stability funds to at least one trillion euros in order to restore market confidence, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said today.
Swift action is needed to stabilise the Hungarian economy and put growth on a sound footing for a durable recovery, according to the latest Economic Survey of Hungary. Strengthening the credibility and predictability of domestic policies and undertaking much-needed fiscal consolidation will be key.
Az OECD legutóbbi Magyarország országtanulmánya szerint gyors cselekvés szükséges a magyar gazdaság stabilizálásához és egy tartós gazdasági fellendülés alapjainak megteremtéséhez.
The pace of reform has accelerated in those OECD countries where it is needed most, says the latest Going for Growth report. It identifies the specific action needed to help governments steer their economies out of the crisis, stimulate growth and create jobs.
Las reformas estructurales pueden hacer la diferencia en la búsqueda de los países por superar la crisis, impulsar el crecimiento y crear empleos, de acuerdo con el más reciente estudio de la OCDE: Apuesta por el crecimiento (Going for Growth).
Germany recovered rapidly from the 2008-09 recession, with GDP topping pre-crisis rates during 2011 and unemployment falling significantly. Public finances are sound, but further reforms are needed to transform its growth model to thrive as a knowledge-based economy.
The OECD’s latest economic survey of Norway, to be published on Wednesday 15 February 2012, discusses how sound macroeconomic policies and well-managed petroleum wealth have helped the country successfully weather the global economic crisis.
Switzerland has made a broadly balanced recovery from the economic crisis, but slower activity in Europe and pressures on the Swiss franc weigh on the near-term outlook, according to the latest Economic Survey of Switzerland.
Countries can use labour market reforms, more targeted tax and transfer systems and better education policies to simultaneously curb the income gap between rich and poor while boosting economic growth.
The OECD’s latest economic survey of Chile, to be published on Tuesday 17 January 2012, discusses the country’s recovery from the global economic crisis and looks at the major challenges as growth slows worldwide.