OECD Economic Surveys: Germany

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1999-0251 (online)
1995-3194 (print)
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the German 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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OECD Economic Surveys: Germany 1989

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Publication Date :
01 Jan 1989
Pages :
9789264159457 (PDF) ; 9789264132689 (print)

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OECD's 1989 Economic Survey of Germany examines restoring greater economic vigor, the role of policies in the current recovery, the outlook to 1990, the medium-term strategy and public sector reform before drawing a series of conclusions.
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Table of Contents

I. Restoring greater economic vigour
-Expectations and outcomes
-1988 in retrospect
-Persistent macroeconomic imbalances: high external surplus and unemployment
II. The role of policies in the current recovery
-Monetary developments
-Fiscal policy
-Microeconomic measures
III. The outlook to 1990: towards a higher growth path?
-The international environment
-The impact of macroeconomic policies
-Wage developments
-Demand and output
-Potential output growth
IV. The medium-term strategy, 1983-1988
-The medium-term strategy: conceptual framework and aims
-Budget consolidation in retrospect
V. Public sector reform: achievements and outstanding issues
-Main features of the 1986-90 Tax Reform
-Outstanding tax-reform issues
-Financing social security and related reform issues
VI. Conclusions
-I. Calendar of main economic events
-II. Supporting material
Statistical annex