OECD Economic Outlook

Frequency :
Semiannual
ISSN :
1609-7408 (online)
ISSN :
0474-5574 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/16097408
Next Edition: 06 May 2014
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The OECD Economic Outlook is the OECD’s twice-yearly analysis of the major economic trends and prospects for the next two years.  Prepared by the OECD Economics Department, the Outlook puts forward a consistent set of projections for output, employment, prices and current balances based on a review of each member country and of the induced effect on each of them on international developments. 

Coverage is provided for all OECD member countries as well as for selected non-member countries. Each issue includes a general assessment, chapters summarizing developments and providing projections for each individual country, three to five chapters on topics of current interest, and an extensive statistical annex. Subscribers to the print edition also have access to an online edition, published on internet six to eight weeks prior to the release of the print edition, and now available from Issue 1 from 1967 onwwards.

Also available in: French, German
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OECD Economic Outlook, Volume 1999 Issue 1

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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
16 July 1999
Pages :
292
ISBN :
9789264173132 (PDF) ; 9789264161665 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_outlook-v1999-1-en

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The OECD Economic Outlook analyses the current economic trends in the OECD area and makes projections for the next two years. It provides in-depth coverage of the economic policy measures each Member country should adopt for the years to come. Recent measures and forthcoming developments in selected non-OECD economies in East Asia; Central and Eastern Europe, particularly Russia; and South America are also evaluated in detail.

In addition to the themes featured in every semi-annual edition, this issue 65 also addresses these important issues: improving labour-market conditions, dealing with climate change effectively,  the lessons of the recent episodes of capital flow instability, the factors behind the widening of current account imbalances, is protectionism creeping back and trends in market openness.

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Table of Contents

Editorial
I. General assessment of the macroeconomic situation
-The global situation and the outlook for the OECD area
-Policy considerations in an uncertain global environment
-Is the impact of the crisis in emerging markets on OECD countries waning?
-The United States: how solid is the expansion?
-Japan: structural reform needs to be stepped up
-Europe: coping with cyclical divergence
-Appendix: The OECD medium-term reference scenario
II. Developments in individual OECD countries
-United States
-Japan
-Germany
-France
-Italy
-United Kingdom
-Canada
-Australia
-Austria
-Belgium
-Czech Republic
-Denmark
-Finland
-Greece
-Hungary
-Iceland
-Ireland
-Korea
-Luxembourg
-Mexico
-Netherlands
-New Zealand
-Norway
-Poland
-Portugal
-Spain
-Sweden
-Switzerland
-Turkey
III. Developments in Selected Non-Member Economies
-Dynamic Asia and China
-Russian Federation and Central and Eastern Europe
-South America
IV. Labour market performance and the OECD jobs strategy
V. Policy challenges arising from climate change
VI. The recent experience with capital flows to emerging market economies
VII. Causes of the recent widening of OECD current account imbalances
VIII. Trends in market openness
Annex
-Country classification
-Weighting scheme for aggregate measures
-Annex Tables