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 1990
Pages :
111
ISBN :
9789264162754 (PDF) ; 9789264133655 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-isl-1990-en

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OECD's 1990 Economic Survey of Iceland examines the recession, the policy setting, short-term prospects and medium-term policy options and structural adjustment.
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Introduction
I. Anatomy of the recesion
-The fish catch and export production 
-The labour market and inflation
-Domestic demand, saving and the current account 
II. The policy setting
-The limits of stabilisation policy
-Monetary and exchange-rate policies
-Budgetary policy
III. Short-term prospects and medium-term policy options
-Short-term prospects
-Medium-term prospects and policy options
IV. Structural adjustment
-Background to structural reforms
-The labour market: centralisation and flexibility
-The public sector: tax reform and rationalisation
-Financial market liberalisation
-Industrial diversification
V. Conclusions
Notes and references
Annexes
-I. Wage determination in Iceland
-II. Chronology of economic developments
Statistical Annex