Ministerial Meeting 2015: Economic Outlook


ITEM 1: Presentation of the Economic Outlook

Wednesday 3 June 2015 - 10:35am

The Economic Outlook was presented by the OECD Secretary-General and the Chief Economist and was followed by a brief Q&A.

Read the speech by the Secretary-General for the launch of the OECD Economic Outlook.

The Economic Outlook highlights issues relevant to the Ministerial Council Meeting (MCM) themes, in particular:

  • latest developments on and projections of public and private investment
  • policies to encourage stronger and more sustainable investment

Panel discussions

The Economic Outlook presentation was followed by two back-to-back high-level panels, featuring:

  • the MCM Chair and Vice-Chairs
  • the Secretary-General
  • Ministers from Member and Partner countries, and representatives from international organisations
  • institutional partners.

The Panels addressed, respectively:

i) How structural reforms can help unlock investment in support of sustainable growth

ii) How investing in human and Knowledge-Based Capital (KBC) can help reduce unemployment and inequality, including through better education and skills, and by addressing labour market gaps

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