Productivity and long term growth

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  • Economic Survey of Ireland 2015

    Productivity growth is modest. Boosting innovation amongst SMEs and fostering greater spill-overs from multinationals to Irish-owned firms should be a priority.

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  • Economic Survey of Iceland 2015

    Barriers to entrepreneurship, lack of competition and weaknesses in education undermine productivity. Adopting a productivity-friendly agenda and following up on priorities would support productivity growth.

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  • Economic resilience

    The Economic Resilience work stream aims at providing a systematic and holistic framework, including a set of indicators, to help governments identify vulnerabilities to shocks and crises early on so as to reduce their likelihood and economic cost. The findings arising from this work stream will be used to strengthen macro and structural policies surveillance.

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The Future of Productivity

Productivity is a major determinant of living standards and its growth will increasingly drive economic performance in the future. Yet, productivity is weak and its growth has been slowing down in many OECD and partner countries. Consequently, productivity is at the centre of economic policymaking in many member countries, and at the centre of the research agenda of many OECD Committees.

 Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth

‌‌‌This year’s report launched on the first day of the G20 finance ministers’ meeting in Istanbul, Turkey. It identifies and assesses progress that countries have made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.

 Do environmental policies matter for productivity growth?

This study presents new evidence on the role of environmental policies - stringency, as well as design and implementation features - for productivity growth.         


Do house prices impact consumption and interest rate? Evidence from OECD countries using an agnostic identification procedure

Growth Policies and Macroeconomic Stability

Choosing Fiscal Consolidation Instruments Compatible with Growth and Equity

Public Spending on Health and Long-Term Care

Judicial Performance and its Determinants

Knowledged-Based Capital, Innovation and Resource Allocation