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.

Also available in: French
 
OECD Economic Surveys: Iceland 1997

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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
23 May 1997
Pages :
169
ISBN :
9789264149595 (PDF) ; 9789264154346 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-isl-1997-en

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This 1997 edition of OECD's periodic review of Iceland's economy examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects. It includes special features on education and training and on the labour market.

Also available in: French

Table of Contents

Assessment and recommendations
I. Recent economic trends and prospects
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Domestic demand solidifies
-Export sector
-Saving, investment and the current account
-Wages and prices
-Short-term economic prospects
II. Economic policies
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Fiscal policy: balancing the budget
-Monetary and exchange rate policies
-Other structural reforms
III. The education and training system and human capital development
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Introduction
-Educational inputs
-The output and efficiency of the system
-The financing of education spending
-The returns to education in the labour market
-Vocational and workplace education and training
-A summing-up
IV. Implementing the OECD’s Jobs Strategy
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Introduction
-Labour market and employment performance
-Productivity and income
-Policy requirements
-Recent actions
-Assessment and scope for further action
-References
Annex
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Calendar of main economic events
Statistical annex and structural indicators