Given their ageing populations, OECD countries are beginning to re-examine the balance between public and private provisions for income in retirement. There is considerable interest in increasing the contribution from private sources. However, wh...
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What are the benefits - and costs - of zero inflation? OECD Economic Studies No. 23.
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This articles assesses the contributions to price-related uncertainty in New Zealand arising from the legislation of anti-inflation policies and the introduction of inflation targets. OECD Economic Studies No. 22.
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What are the indications for countries entering into the European Monetary Union? OECD Economic Studies No. 20.
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What is the relationship between inefficient share pricing and investment? OECD Economic Studies No. 20.
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There is little evidence that so-called "credibility effects" have altered the trade-off between inflation and employment for countries that have adhered to the exchange rate mechanism of the European Monetary System. OECD Economic Studies No. 18.
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Econometric testing suggests that the trend towards increasing volatility of equity prices has not had strong effects on economic activity. OECD Economic Studies No. 17.
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An examination of factors underlying saving, investment and real interest rates over recent decades suggests that high real interest rates over recent decades suggests that high real interst rates may continue to prevail. Is this a cause for concern? OECD Economic Studies No. 17.
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A flow measure suggests that the growth of global portfolios could continue to translate into an important demand for new dollar assets, albeit not sufficient to cover fully the expected financing need. OECD Economic Studies No. 15.
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The rapide progress of financial market deregulation has been accompanied by new and longer-run challenges for monetary policy. OECD Economic Studies No. 15.