OECD Economic Surveys: Norway

Frequency :
Every 18 months
ISSN :
1999-0383 (online)
ISSN :
1995-3321 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19990383
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the Norwegian 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
 
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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
14 Mar 1997
Pages :
165
ISBN :
9789264149625 (PDF) ; 9789264154377 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-nor-1997-en

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This 1997 edition of OECD's periodic review of Norway's economy includes chapters covering recent developments and short-term prospects, fiscal and monetary policy and structural reform, implementing the OECD Jobs Strategy, and education and training.

Also available in: French

Table of Contents

Assessment and recommendations
I. Recent developments and short-term prospects
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Reaching capacity limits
-Continued buoyant oil activity
-Strong non-oil exports
-Sustained household demand
-Robust business investment
-Falling unemployment
-Still subdued inflation
-Rising current account surplus
-Short-term outlook
II. Economic policies
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Overview
-The fiscal stance
-Monetary policy
-Structural reform
III. Implementing the OECD Jobs Strategy
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Introduction
-Labour market and employment performance
-Policy requirements
-Recent policy initiatives
-Assessment and scope for further action
IV. Education and training
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Why human capital is essential for Norway
-The education system in the light of past and planned reforms
-The contribution of continuing education and training
-Looking ahead 
Annex: Calendar of main economic events
Statistical annex and structural indicators