Public finance and fiscal policy

What's New

  • Economic Survey of Slovenia 2015

    Public debt has risen steeply. Fiscal consolidation should rely more on structural measures and medium-term fiscal framework should be strengthened. Projected increases in ageing-related public expenditures pose additional challenges.

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  • Economic Survey of Japan 2015 OECD対日審査報告書2015年版

    Gross government debt has risen to 226% of GDP, the highest in the OECD, and the primary deficit was nearly 7% of GDP in 2014. Japan needs a detailed and credible plan to limit spending and raise revenues to achieve a primary surplus by FY 2020.

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  • Economic Survey of France 2015

    Public spending is among the highest in the OECD and imposes a heavy burden on the economy. Spending is moderating, but France needs to intensify this trend over time to lower the tax burden in the medium term.

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