It’s a pleasure for me to be able to open an Economic Survey speech with a truly positive message. I’ve launched many surveys throughout the OECD in difficult times. There haven’t been many other occasions over the last years where I could stand up and say: things are looking good!
Strengthening the research infrastructure and the education system, competition-friendly regulation in the services sector and raising female labour force participation are important for new innovative industries, skills and more economic diversification.
Luxembourg weathered the global economic crisis well, but must take additional steps to foster the diversification of the economy while ensuring the continuing health of its financial sector, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Luxembourg.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Luxembourg identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
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Luxembourg is a rich and fast-growing country. However, inequality of disposable incomes has trended up modestly over the past decades and relative poverty has risen reflecting mainly the rapid growth of high incomes.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
Rapid economic growth over the past two decades has substantially increased employment in Luxembourg, which has largely been met by in–flows of cross–border workers and, to a lesser extent, immigration.
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This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010.