OECD Economics Department Working Papers

The distribution of the growth dividends
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1815-1973 (online)
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10.1787/18151973
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Working papers from the Economics Department of the OECD that cover the full range of the Department’s work including the economic situation, policy analysis and projections; fiscal policy, public expenditure and taxation; and structural issues including ageing, growth and productivity, migration, environment, human capital, housing, trade and investment, labour markets, regulatory reform, competition, health, and other issues.

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  N° 1343   30 Nov 2016
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The distribution of the growth dividends
Mikkel Hermansen, Nicolas Ruiz, Orsetta Causa
Widespread increases in inequality over the past three decades have raised the question of the distribution of the growth dividends. This paper finds that there is no single answer to this question. The mechanisms that link growth and income...
  N° 1342   25 Nov 2016
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The Distributional Impact of Structural Reforms
Orsetta Causa, Mikkel Hermansen, Nicolas Ruiz
In a majority of OECD countries, GDP growth over the past three decades has been associated with growing income disparities. To shed some lights on the potential sources of trade-offs between growth and equity, this paper investigates the long-run...
  N° 1341   25 Nov 2016
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Inequality in Denmark through the Looking Glass
Orsetta Causa, Mikkel Hermansen, Nicolas Ruiz, Caroline Klein, Zuzana Smidova
This paper delivers a broad assessment of income inequality in Denmark. As a necessary preamble to provide a basis for discussion, we start by contrasting Danish official inequality measures with those gathered by the OECD in an international...
  N° 1340   25 Nov 2016
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Can Reforms Promoting Growth Increase Financial Fragility?
Aida Caldera Sánchez, Filippo Gori
Certain growth-promoting policies can have negative side-effects by increasing the vulnerability of economies to financial crises. Typical examples are greater openness to financial flows or more liberalised financial markets. This paper investigates...
  N° 1339   25 Nov 2016
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How do policies influence GDP tail risks?
Aida Caldera Sánchez, Oliver Röhn
This paper explores the relationship between policy settings and extreme positive and negative growth events, what we call GDP tail risks, using quantile regression methods. Conditioning on several country characteristics such as the size, stage of...
  N° 1338   25 Nov 2016
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Balancing inclusiveness, work incentives and sustainability in Denmark
Caroline Klein, Louise Aggerstrøm Hansen
The generous Danish welfare state relies on a high degree of labour force participation both for financing and in order to ensure social cohesion. This underlines the need for getting work incentives right and improve the employability of vulnerable...
  N° 1337   25 Nov 2016
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Betting the house in Denmark
Zuzana Smidova
The Danish financial sector is big and there is a high degree of inter-connectedness between banks, mortgage institutions and pension funds. Danish households have large balance sheets and high levels of gross debt. Even though the high debt levels...
  N° 1336   03 Nov 2016
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The Use of Models in Producing OECD Macroeconomic Forecasts
David Turner
This paper firstly describes the role of models in producing OECD global macroeconomic forecasts; secondly, reviews the OECD's forecasting track record; and finally, considers the relationship between forecast performance and models. OECD forecasts...
  N° 1335   03 Nov 2016
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The Estimation of Financial Conditions Indices for the Major OECD Countries
E. Philip Davis, Simon Kirby, James Warren
Financial conditions indices (FCIs) have been developed to summarise financial conditions and also supplement more traditional macroeconomic forecasting. They capture market expectations but also quantitative and survey information. This paper seeks...
  N° 1334   11 Oct 2016
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Advance Warning Indicators of Past Severe GDP per Capita Recessions in Turkey
Oliver Röhn
The global financial crisis and its high economic and social costs have revived academic and policy interest in “early warning indicators” of crises. This paper aims to investigate the performance of vulnerability indicators as advance warning...
  N° 1333   11 Oct 2016
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Realising and expanding opportunities in the United States
Damien Azzopardi, Jonathan Millar, Douglas Sutherland
Measures that enable the acquisition of new skills and reduce mismatches between the demand and supply of existing skills can boost US economic growth and make its benefits more inclusive. Although overall schooling performance has generally improved...
  N° 1332   11 Oct 2016
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The skills of Polish emigrants
Nicola Brandt, Patrizio Sicari
Based on the OECD data from the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) this paper sheds light on the skills of migrants. In line with earlier research the data show that migrants from Poland are more likely to have a tertiary degree than peers at home, but...
  N° 1331   11 Oct 2016
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Fiscal decentralisation and income inequality
Sibylle Stossberg, David Bartolini, Hansjörg Blöchliger
This paper investigates the relationship between fiscal decentralisation and economy-wide disposable income inequality. Drawing on a dataset of up to 20 OECD countries over a period from 1996 to 2011, a regression analysis is performed, relating...
  N° 1330   11 Oct 2016
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Fiscal Decentralisation and Regional Disparities
David Bartolini, Sibylle Stossberg, Hansjörg Blöchliger
Fiscal decentralisation can lead to a more efficient provision of local public goods and services and promote a better match between policies and citizens’ preferences. At the same time, however, there are concerns about whether all regions will gain...
  N° 1329   11 Oct 2016
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Regional GDP in OECD countries
Felix Arnold, Hansjörg Blöchliger
This paper surveys the state and evolution of GDP per capita in 281 regions of OECD countries for the time period 1995 – 2013. It puts a special focus on the disparities between the regions. These can be substantial: In 2013, GDP per capita of the...
  N° 1328   11 Oct 2016
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Unleashing private sector productivity in the United States
Jonathan Millar, Douglas Sutherland
Productivity growth has been sluggish since the Great Recession and had been slowing before it. This slowdown has touched nearly every industry. Although part the slowdown may be related to weakness of investment related to the slow recovery of...
  N° 1327   21 Sep 2016
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Raising well-being in Germany's ageing society
Andreas Kappeler, Andrés Fuentes Hutfilter, Dorothee Schneider, Naomitsu Yashiro, Eun Jung Kim, Giovanni Maria Semeraro
Population ageing is setting in earlier in Germany than in most other OECD economies and will be marked. It could lead to a substantial decline in employment, weighing on GDP per capita, and will raise demand for health-related public services....
  N° 1326   21 Sep 2016
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Boosting investment performance in Germany
Andrés Fuentes Hutfilter, Andreas Kappeler, Dorothee Schneider, Giovanni Maria Semeraro
Non-residential investment has fallen over the past 20 years as a share of GDP and is now lower than in several other high-income OECD countries. Business investment growth has been weak since the outbreak of the global financial and economic crisis....
  N° 1325   21 Sep 2016
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Labour market reforms in Korea to promote inclusive growth
Randall S. Jones, Kohei Fukawa
Labour market reforms are essential to promote social cohesion by removing obstacles to employment, particularly for women, youth and older persons. In addition to reducing income inequality and poverty, such reforms would also sustain economic...
  N° 1324   21 Sep 2016
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Raising Korea's productivity through innovation and structural reform
Randall S. Jones, Jae Wan Lee
Raising productivity requires addressing a wide range of policies that affect resource allocation, the creation and diffusion of technology, human capital and the creation and financing of start-ups. The greatest gains can be achieved in the service...
  N° 1323   03 Aug 2016
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A bird-eye view of Costa Rica's transport infrastructure
Mauro Pisu, Federico Villalobos
Costa Rica's transport infrastructure sector has long suffered from insufficient and ineffective investment and maintenance spending, resulting in a congested and poor-quality transport network. Public spending has been below the OECD average and...
  N° 1322   03 Aug 2016
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Concurrence dans les industries de réseau et renforcement du marché intérieur au Canada
Corinne Luu
La productivité canadienne est inférieure à celle de nombreux pays de l’OCDE malgré quelques progrès ces dernières années. Il serait possible d’accroître l’efficience globale en renforçant la concurrence sur le marché intérieur afin de favoriser les...
  N° 1322   03 Aug 2016
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Strengthening competition in network sectors and the internal market in Canada
Corinne Luu
Canada’s productivity performance has lagged that of many other OECD countries, despite some improvement in recent years. One measure to enhance overall efficiency would be to strengthen competition on the domestic market to drive future multi-factor...
  N° 1321   27 July 2016
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Age, skills and labour market outcomes in Finland
Jon Kristian Pareliussen
Macro-simulations benchmarking employment in Finland to the Nordic average show that closing the large gaps in labour participation vis-à-vis the other Nordics across genders and age groups would boost employment significantly. Regressions on...
  N° 1320   27 July 2016
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Employment and Skills in Finland
Jon Kristian Pareliussen, Christophe André, Thomas Chalaux, Vincent Koen
Employment fosters equity and economic inclusiveness because those out of work face the highest risk of poverty, and it generates the tax receipts on which the social safety net depends. Further enhancing education and life-long learning would lower...
  N° 1319   27 July 2016
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Boosting Productivity in Finland
Christophe André, Thomas Chalaux
Boosting productivity growth is necessary to raise living standards and well-being for all. Aggregate productivity has fallen, mainly driven by manufacturing, although service industries have also tended to underperform. Reviving productivity...
  N° 1318   27 July 2016
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Costa Rica: Boosting productivity to sustain income convergence
Mauro Pisu
In the latest 30 years, Costa Rica's real GDP per capita has more than doubled, driven by increasing labour utilisation. Labour productivity has instead stagnated at around 30% of the more advanced OECD countries. Productivity growth has been...
  N° 1317   27 July 2016
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Five years in a balloon
Branislav Žúdel, Libor Melioris
We analyse the effect of Slovakia’s euro adoption in 2009 on the country’s economic performance by using the synthetic control method. This method compares Slovakia’s economic performance with that of a weighted combination of comparable Central...
  N° 1316   26 July 2016
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Making public finances more growth and equity-friendly in the euro area
Álvaro Pina
Across the euro area, the ability of public finances to support equitable growth has tended to deteriorate. Concerns about high and rising public debt, together with market pressure in some cases, led to sharp fiscal consolidation in 2011-13, against...
  N° 1315   26 July 2016
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Priorities for completing the European Union's Single Market
Jan Stráský
The EU Single Market remains far from completed: progress in goods and services market integration has stalled, financial markets are still fragmented along national lines and the barriers to labour mobility remain high. Restrictive regulation within...
  N° 1314   27 July 2016
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Augmenter la productivité en favorisant le dynamisme des petites entreprises au Canada
David Carey, John Lester, Isabelle Luong
Le dynamisme des petites entreprises n’est pas une fin en soi, mais un élément du secteur des PME qui concourt à la progression globale de la productivité. Il favorise les gains de productivité en redistribuant les ressources vers les entreprises les...
  N° 1314   27 July 2016
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Boosting productivity through greater small business dynamism in Canada
David Carey, John Lester, Isabelle Luong
Small business dynamism is a feature of an SME sector that contributes to overall productivity growth, not an end in itself. Such dynamism increases productivity growth by reallocating resources towards more productive firms and strengthening the...
  N° 1313   26 July 2016
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Forecasting GDP during and after the Great Recession
Patrice Ollivaud, Pierre-Alain Pionnier, Elena Rusticelli, Cyrille Schwellnus, Seung-Hee Koh
This paper compares the short-term forecasting performance of state-of-the-art large-scale dynamic factor models (DFMs) and the small-scale bridge models routinely used at the OECD. Pseudo-real time out-of-sample forecasts for France, Germany, Italy,...
  N° 1312   26 July 2016
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Estimating the distributional impact of the Greek crisis (2009-2014)
Chrysa Leventi, Manos Matsaganis
Estimating the impact of the crisis on income distribution requires up-to-date information. Due to the complexity of income surveys such as EU-SILC, income data usually become available with considerable delay. In this context, micro-simulation...
  N° 1311   26 July 2016
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The short-term impact of product market reforms
Peter Gal, Alexander Hijzen
This paper analyses the effects of product market reforms in the short and medium term across 10 regulated industries and 18 advanced economies for the period 1998-2013 using internationally comparable firm-level data based on Orbis. It provides four...
  N° 1310   26 July 2016
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The effects of reform scenarios for unemployment benefits and social assistance on financial incentives to work and poverty in Lithuania
Jekaterina Navicke, Silvia Avram, Lilas Demmou
In 2015 the Lithuanian government launched an ambitious Social Model reform agenda aimed at balancing flexibility of the labour market and security provided through the system of social protection. We simulate alternative scenarios for reforming the...
  N° 1309   26 July 2016
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Insolvency Regimes And Productivity Growth
Muge Adalet McGowan, Dan Andrews
This paper develops an analytical framework to identify the policies relevant for firm exit and the channels through which they shape aggregate productivity growth. A range of potentially relevant policies are identified, spanning insolvency regimes,...
  N° 1308   26 July 2016
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Growing together: making Lithuania's convergence process more inclusive
Lilas Demmou
Although Lithuania’s growth has been impressive, inequality is high, the risk of poverty is one of the highest of European countries, and life expectancy is comparatively low and strongly dependent on socio-economic background. The low job...
  N° 1307   26 July 2016
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Scaling New Heights
Ben Westmore
GDP per capita in Lithuania rose from one third to two thirds of the OECD average level between 1995 and 2014, despite internal and external crises. Productivity catch-up was critical to this process, although the level of labour productivity also...
  N° 1306   30 June 2016
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Boosting skills for all in the Netherlands
Rafal Kierzenkowski, Aleksandra Paciorek, Gabor Fulop
Strong and adequate skills are essential to support workers’ productivity and to ensure robust employment outcomes. Developing workers’ skills would also increase their personal satisfaction and wages, contributing in making growth more inclusive....
  N° 1305   30 June 2016
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Enhancing private investment in the Netherlands
Sanne Zwart
Investment has rebounded during the recent economic revival, but from a low level. The investment slump during the crisis was mostly caused by a fall in residential investment. However, business investment has been trending downwards since 1990,...
  N° 1304   08 June 2016
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Links between weak investment and the slowdown in productivity and potential output growth across the OECD
Patrice Ollivaud, Yvan Guillemette, David Turner
The OECD framework for estimating potential output is combined with previous OECD empirical research to analyse the causes of recent weak productivity growth. Current weak labour productivity growth in many OECD countries reflects historically weak...
  N° 1303   03 June 2016
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Regulations in services sectors and their impact on downstream industries
Balázs Égert, Isabelle Wanner
This document presents the new 2013 set of the OECD Regulatory Impact (REGIMPACT) indicator. It measures the impact of regulatory barriers to competition in non-manufacturing sectors on all industries, through intermediate inputs. The paper describes...
  N° 1302   02 June 2016
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Improving transport and energy infrastructure investment in Poland
Antoine Goujard
Poland has significantly upgraded its infrastructure network over the past decade. However, bottlenecks still weigh on productivity growth and environmental and health outcomes. The EU 2014-20 programming period is an opportunity to improve the...
  N° 1301   02 June 2016
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Making better use of skills and migration in Poland
Nicola Brandt
To continue catching up with living standards in other OECD countries Poland needs to invest in higher skills. Crucial elements include: i) making sure that all children have access to high-quality early childhood education; ii) strengthening the...
  N° 1300   26 May 2016
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Making growth more inclusive in Costa Rica
Alberto González Pandiella
In the past 30 years Costa Rica has grown steadily and social indicators have improved markedly. Well-being indicators are comparable or even above the OECD average in several dimensions, such as health, environment or life-satisfaction. This paper...
  N° 1299   26 May 2016
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How to boost export performance in Greece
Christine de la Maisonneuve
This paper analyses the structure of Greek exports and presents policy recommendations to boost export performance. Despite recent improvements, export performance deteriorated in the last decade particularly in the service sector. The decline in...
  N° 1298   26 May 2016
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Structural reforms to boost inclusive growth in Greece
Christian Daude
This paper takes stock of the main structural reforms that Greece has undertaken since 2010, those currently proposed and that are in the process of implementation, and quantifies the medium and long‑term effects on output. Special attention is given...
  N° 1297   03 May 2016
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Reforming in a difficult macroeconomic context
Aida Caldera Sánchez, Alain de Serres, Naomitsu Yashiro
This paper reviews the main issues related to the short-term impact of structural reforms in different macroeconomic contexts and takes stock of existing theoretical and empirical studies. Taking reforms introduced in “normal” times as a benchmark,...
  N° 1296   19 Apr 2016
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Regulatory management practices in OECD countries
Isabell Koske, Faisal Naru, Philipp Beiter, Isabelle Wanner
This paper provides analysis of the regulatory governance of network sector regulators in electricity, gas, telecommunications, rail, airport and ports within the OECD as it stood in 2013. The paper explores the governance arrangements of network...
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