OECD Economic Surveys: Iceland

Frequency :
Every 18 months
ISSN :
1999-0308 (online)
ISSN :
1995-3240 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19990308
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the Icelandic 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 :
01 Jan 1987
Pages :
79
ISBN :
9789264158764 (PDF) ; 9789264129481 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-isl-1987-en

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OECD's 1987 Economic Survey of Iceland examines developments in the two years to 1986, economic policies, short-term prospects and medium-term policy issues and financial deregulation before drawing a series of conclusions.
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Introduction
I. Developments in the two years to 1986
-Favourable international environment
-Improving external position 
-Progress with disinflation
-Increased output and profitability
II. Economic policies 
-Overview 
-Wage policy
-Fiscal policy
-Monetary and exchange rate policies
III. Short-term outlook and medium-term policy issues
-Short-term outlook
-Risks to the forecast
-Economic fluctuations and medium-term policies
IV. Financial deregulation
-Background to reform
-Liberalisation and the growth of competition
-Reform of the monetary control system
-Investment and the allocation of credit
-Domestic savings and foreign borrowing
-Concluding remarks
V. Conclusions
Annexes
-1. Decomposing changes in the terms of trade
-2. Exchange rate movements and the value of foreign debt
-3. Calendar of main economic events
Statistical annex