Economic surveys and country surveillance

Latest surveys

  • 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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  • Economic Survey of South Africa 2015

    Social progress over the past two decades has been impressive. But growth has not been inclusive enough due to insufficient employment growth. Macroeconomic policies are stabilising inflation and public debt.

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