OECD Economic Surveys: Belgium

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Frequency
Every 18 months
ISSN: 
1999-0766 (online)
ISSN: 
1995-3704 (print)
DOI: 
10.1787/19990766
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the Belgian 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
01 Jan 1994
Pages:
158
ISBN:
9789264165380 (PDF) ;9789264140660(print)
DOI: 
10.1787/eco_surveys-bel-1994-en

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OECD's 1994 Economic Survey of Belgium examines examines recent trends and prospects, economic policy, and the impact of ageing.
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Table of Contents

BELGIUM
Introduction
I. Recent trends and prospects: a pronounced cyclical downturn
-Overview of the downturn
-Demand and output
-The labour market
-Costs and prices
-International competitiveness, foreign trade and the balance of payments
-Short-term prospects
II. Economic policies in an unsettled environment
-Monetary policy
-Budgetary policy
-Protecting competitiveness
-Labour-market policy
-Other structural policies
III. Impact of the ageing of the population on social expenditure
-The main features of population ageing and its impact
-Population ageing and the health-care system
-The pensions problem
IV. Conclusions
Notes and references
Annexes
-I. The transformation of Belgium into a federal state
-II. The pension system in Belgium
-III. Calendar of main economic events
Statistical and structural annex
 
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