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 Jan 1993
Pages :
167
ISBN :
9789264165366 (PDF) ; 9789264140059 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-usa-1993-en

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OECD's 1993 Economic Survey of the United States examines recent trends and prospects, macroeconomic policies, issues in productivity and competitiveness, and trade policy and other structural reforms.
Also available in: French

Table of Contents

Introduction
I. Recent trends and prospects 
-A moderate expansion in output and expenditure 
-Slow labour-market improvement 
-No clear downturn of inflation
-Cyclical deterioration in the external balance
-Short-term prospects
II. Macroeconomic policies
-Progress in deficit reduction
-Monetary policy
III. Issues in productivity and competitiveness and the new policy focus
-Introduction
-The productivity and competitiveness record
-The impact of inadequate saving and investment
-Adjustment costs: structural change and military downsizing
-Investment in public infrastructure
-Education and human capital
-Research and development and the state of U.S. technology
-The impact of government regulation
-Corporate governance, short-termism and employee compensation
-Litigiousness, tort and bankruptcy reform
IV. Trade policy and other structural reforms
-New directions in trade policy
-Other structural policy developments
V. Conclusions 
Notes
References 
Annex: Calendar of main economic events
Statistical and structural annex