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Is growth possible in all OECD regions? Evidence suggests that it is. This report argues that helping underdeveloped regions to catch up with more developed ones will have a positive impact on a country’s national growth overall, and that such growth helps to build a fairer society, in which no region’s citizens are left behind.
OECD actively participates in the annual UN conferences on climate change to consider what can be done to reduce global warming (mitigation) and how to cope with whatever temperature increases are inevitable (adaptation).
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Total health spending accounted for 7.0% of GDP in Poland in 2010, more than 2 percentage points lower than the OECD average of 9.5%.
Poland is on track to meet its international greenhouse gas emissions commitments. However, it will need to cut emissions significantly in the future, if the European Commission’s proposal on the Low Carbon Roadmap is adopted.
Since the transformation following the Communist era, Poland has matched improvements in health outcomes of the most developed OECD countries, although without catching up the ground lost during the 1970s and 1980s.
Throughout the global and European economic crisis, Poland has been the OECD’s champion in terms of cumulative real GDP growth. But Poland must continue to build on its past achievements and make further progress in areas where reforms are needed to sustain strong growth in the years to come.
Poland has been the OECD’s best real GDP growth performer through the crisis. The priority in terms of macroeconomic policies is to steadily reduce the public deficit. The Survey highlights recommendations to improve the health-care system and adopt more efficient environmental polici
W okresie globalnego kryzysu gospodarczego Polska wyróżniła się na tle państw OECD dzięki znacznie szybszemu wzrostowi gospodarczemu w porównaniu do większości państw oraz imponującemu sukcesowi w zakresie redukcji różnic dochodów w porównaniu ze swoimi europejskimi partnerami.
Poland has been a strong performer across the OECD through the global economic crisis, growing much faster than most other countries and making impressive steps toward reducing the income gap with its European Union partners, according to the OECD’s latest economic survey.
Summary of Economic Surveys: Poland