Ministerial Meeting 2012: Economic Outlook - Policies to foster job-rich and green growth

 

Wednesday 23 May: 10:30-13:00

 

Though the global economy is showing signs of improvement, there is still a serious risk of renewed weakening. Are governments’ efforts to balance their budgets working?

The Ministerial will kick off with the public launch of the latest Economic Outlook - an update of the health of the world’s major economies. OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and Pier Carlo Padoan, Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Economist of the OECD will outline the present state of the world economy and give projections for the coming years.

    

Press Conference: Economic Outlook
(Right/Left) Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General and Pier Carlo Padoan, Chief Economist, 2012 Ministerial Council Meeting

Immediately following a Q&A session with media, the Secretary-General and the Chief Economist will lead a panel discussion by ministers and senior economists responding to the burning questions of the day: when will the recovery fully resume? What are the main downside risks? How can we create jobs and increase youth employment without further burdening budgets? And is it possible to balance job-rich and inclusive growth with environmental concerns?

 

Economy

 

Green growth

 

 

Related Documents

 

Ministerial Meeting 2012: Background reading

OECD Forum 2012: New Approaches to Economic and Societal Challenges

OECD Forum 2012: Generating Trust

OECD Forum 2012: Squeezed and Emerging Middle Classes

 

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