OECD Economic Surveys: Austria

Frequency :
Every 18 months
ISSN :
1999-0189 (online)
ISSN :
1995-3127 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19990189
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the Austrian economy. Each edition surveys the major challenges faced by the country, evaluates the short-term outlook, and makes specific policy recommendations. Special chapters take a more detailed look at specific challenges. Extensive statistical information is included in charts and graphs.

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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
18 Dec 2001
Pages :
168
ISBN :
9789264195882 (PDF) ; 9789264196698 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-aut-2001-en

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This 2001 edition of OECD's periodic economic review of Austria examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects and includes a special feature on encouraging environmentally sustainable growth.

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Assessment and Recommendations
I.
Austria in Line with the International Business Cycle
-Overview
-The Economy Slowed in 2000
-Short-Term Prospects and Risks
II. Fiscal Policy: Consolidation to be Associated with Reform
-The 1999 Budget: Consolidation at a Halt
-The 2000 Budget Outcome: Containing the Deficit
-The 2001 and 2002 Budgets: Towards a Balanced Budget
-Medium-Term Fiscal Plans
-Issues in Public Sector Reform
III. Implementing Structural Reform: Review of Progress
-Progress in Labour Market and Education Reform
-Reforms in the Product Market
-Measures to Improve Entrepreneurship
-Financial Market Developments and Regulation
-Overview and Scope for Further Action
IV. Encouraging Environmentally Sustainable Growth
-The Federal Institutional Structure
-Austria's CO2 Reduction Target under the Kyoto Protocol
-Agriculture and the Environment
-Water Management
-Waste Disposal
-Conclusions and Assessment
Annex: Chronology of Main Economic Events