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Economic Survey of China 2019
Growth is slowing down and is rebalancing towards consumption and services.

Economic Survey of Japan 2019
Japan faces the intertwined challenges of rapid population ageing and high government debt. Ageing is partly driven by long life expectancy. Half of the children born in Japan in 2007 are expected to live to the age of 107, which has major implications for the labour market.

09.04.2019 Economic Survey of France 2019.
The French economy is slowing down.
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01-04-2019 Economic Survey of Italy 2019
GDP growth has slowed and is projected to contract by 0.2% in 2019 and expand by 0.5% in 2020. Click here for more info.

Economic Survey of Sweden 2019
The expansion is strong. GDP has expanded at an average rate of close to 3% over the past five years. The upswing has been broad-based, with robust consumption, investment and exports. 

27 March 2019: Click image for the Economic Survey of Argentina

Global growth is projected to ease further to 3.3% in 2019 and 3.4% in 2020, with downside risks continuing to build.

Contradicting the oft-repeated assertion, France suffers not from insufficient income redistribution but from an inequality of opportunity that perpetuates economic and social situations from one generation to the next.

Economic Survey of Portugal 2019
The economy has recovered. Economic conditions in Portugal have improved markedly over the past few years. Nevertheless, legacies of the crisis remain. Click here to read on.

Have household incomes become more unequally distributed after taxes and transfers in OECD countries? Click here to read more.

Digital technologies can boost firm productivity. However, despite ongoing digitalisation, productivity has slowed sharply in most OECD countries over the past two decades. Click here to read on...

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Global Forum on Productivity

The OECD Global Forum on Productivity (GFP) fosters international co-operation between public bodies promoting productivity-enhancing policies. Access the latest research and data on productivity trends and institutions, and follow upcoming events.

 

Indicators of Product Market Regulation

Product market regulation can and should be done in a way that does not hamper competition and entry of firms.  Since 1998, the OECD has been developing Product Market Regulation (PMR) Indicators to to track regulation in product and services markets and reforms in this area.

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