Productivity has stalled, undermined by the fragmentation of the business sector. The most efficient firms do not grow at full potential, while lower productivity entities survive thanks to the incomplete enforcement of rules and regulations. A comprehensive upgrading of the business environment would boost productivity and foster social inclusion.
Source: OECD June 2016 Economic Outlook database; OECD, Income Distribution and Poverty database; and OECD Secretariat calculations from EU-SILC – preliminary results.
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