Economic surveys and country surveillance

Latest surveys

  • Economic Survey of Brazil 2015

    25 million people were lifted out of poverty in just one decade. Unlike most OECD countries, inequalities have decreased since 2003, albeit from higher levels, and the income of the poorest 10% increased at a rate three times higher than that of the richest 10%.

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  • Economic Survey of Ireland 2015

    Ireland has successfully overcome a large economic crisis. Getting the long-term unemployed back into work is the key to spreading the benefits of the recovery widely. Ireland can do more to facilitate skilled migration. Raising productivity requires boosting competition and innovation.

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  • Economic Survey of Iceland 2015

    Iceland has steadily recovered from the financial crisis. Key challenges to ensuring sustained growth and high levels of wellbeing include consolidating macroeconomic stability, locking in progress in fiscal policy and lifting productivity growth.

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