OECD Economic Surveys: United States

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Every 18 months
1999-0103 (online)
1995-3046 (print)
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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.

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21 June 1999
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9789264167292 (PDF) ; 9789264169821 (print)

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This 1999 edition of OECD's periodic survey of the US economy includes a special feature on coping with aging.

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Table of Contents

Assessment and Recommendations
I. Recent Trends and Prospects
-Substantial, Non-Inflationary Growth Continued in 1998
-However, Imbalances Started to Emerge
-Which Constrain the Outlook
II. Economic Policies
-Monetary Management
-Fiscal Policy
III. Structural Policy Developments
-Income Assistance and Labor Markets
-Financial Markets
-Product Markets
-International Trade
-Other Structural Initiatives
IV. Coping with Ageing
-The Scale of the Demographic Problem
-The Current Support System for the Elderly
-The Impact of Ageing under Current Institutional Arrangements
-Reforming the Current System
-Summary and Conclusions
Annex I. Integrating Financial Asset Stocks and Flows
Annex II. The Corporate Structure of Expanded Banking Powers: Holding Company Affiliates vs.Bank Subsidiaries
Annex III. Calendar of Main Economic Events