OECD Economic Surveys: United States

Frequency :
Every 18 months
ISSN :
1999-0103 (online)
ISSN :
1995-3046 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19990103
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the United States 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 :
01 Apr 1972
Pages :
64
ISBN :
9789264146020 (PDF)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-usa-1972-en

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OECD's 1972 Economic Survey of the United States examines economic policy in 1971, recent economic developments, short-term prospects, and medium-term aims, prospects, and problems. Demand projections are made to 1977.
Also available in: French

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Economic policy in 1971
-The new shape of policy
-Federal budget trends
-Monetary policy
III. Recent economic developments
-Demand, output and employment
-Cost and price trends
-Balance of payments
IV. Short-term prospects
-Demand management policies
-The price/wage restraint programme
-Internal prospects
-External prospects
V. Medium-term aims, prospects and problems
-Main policy objectives
-Economic growth in the United States
-The implications of changing labour markets for the definition of potential output
-Demand projections to 1977
-Environmental control and its costs
VI. Main policy conclusions
Annex I. Main assumptions used in the medium-term demand projections
Statistical Annex