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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...

Economic Survey of Slovak Republic 2019
The economy is flourishing with strong growth set to continue. Capacity constraints are beginning to bite. Cautious fiscal policy is warranted.

Economic Survey of Hungary 2019
The economy is prospering. Growth is expected to have risen further to 4½ per cent in 2018, following past strong performance. Domestic demand is fuelled by strong private consumption, reflecting high real income gains, and dynamic business and housing investments.

Chief Economist Laurence Boone in Davos, 'Making globalisation 4.0 work for all'. Click here to watch the full video.

Chief Economist Laurence Boone in Davos, 'Is this the end or beginning of globalism?'. Click here to watch the full video.

Economic Survey of Denmark 2019
The Danish economy has been growing above 2% in recent years and the steady expansion is projected to continue. Living standards and wellbeing rank among the highest across OECD countries in most dimensions.

Can tax and spending reform promote inclusive growth?
Yes, in a number of ways. There is potential for win-win reforms that boost output and enhance income equality at the same time.

Is it possible to reduce CO2 emissions without hurting jobs or a company's financial performance? Click to find out.

The global economy looks set for a soft landing, with global GDP growth projected to slow from 3.7% in 2018 to 3.5% in 2019-20. Click to access the Economic Outlook page.

Country Surveys

Papers and Reports with a thematic focus

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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