OECD Economic Surveys: Portugal

Frequency :
Every 18 months
ISSN :
1999-0405 (online)
ISSN :
1995-3348 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19990405
Next Edition: 27 Oct 2014
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the Portuguese 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 1996
ISBN :
9789264166516 (PDF) ; 9789264149274 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-prt-1996-en

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OECD's 1996 Economic Survey of Portugal examines recent developments and prospects macroeconomic policy, reform of the social security system, and implementing the OECD Jobs Strategy.
Also available in: French

 

Introduction
I. Recent Developments and Prospects
-A setback to the recovery
-Continued labour shedding and higher unemployment
-Disinflation continues
-The external sector
-Short-term outlook
II. Macroeconomic Policy
-Monetary and exchange rate policy
-Fiscal policy
III. Reform of the Social Security System
-Main features of the social security system
-Benefits and contributions
-The case for reform
-Assessment and agenda for reform
IV. Implementing the OECD Jobs Strategy
-Introduction
-Labour market and employment performance
-Policy requirements
-Recent policy actions
-Assessment and scope for further action 
V. Conclusions 
Notes
Annexes
-I. Major privatisations
-II. Calendar of main economic events 
Statistical annex and structural indicators