OECD Economics Department Working Papers

Improving productivity and job quality of low-skilled workers in the United Kingdom
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1815-1973 (online)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/18151973
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  N° 1457   10 Jan 2018
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Improving productivity and job quality of low-skilled workers in the United Kingdom
Sanne Zwart, Mark Baker
More than a quarter of adults in the United Kingdom have low basic skills, which has a negative impact on career prospects, job quality and productivity growth. Furthermore, unlike most other countries, young adults do not have stronger basic skills...
  N° 1456   10 Jan 2018
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Reducing regional disparities in productivity in the United Kingdom
Peter Gal, Jagoda Egeland
The United Kingdom displays large regional disparities in productivity compared to most other OECD countries, with a large gap between London and most other regions. This holds back aggregate productivity and growth, and contributes to regional...
  N° 1455   10 Jan 2018
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France: improving the efficiency of the health-care system
Antoine Goujard
France’s health-care system offers high-quality care. Average health outcomes are good, public satisfaction with the health-care system is high, and average household out-of-pocket expenditures are low. As in other OECD countries, technology is...
  N° 1455   03 Jan 2018
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France: Améliorer l’efficience du système de santé
Antoine Goujard
Le système de santé français offre des soins de haute qualité. Les résultats moyens sur le plan de la santé sont bons, le public est très satisfait du système de santé et les restes à charge sont en moyenne faibles. Comme dans d’autres pays de...
  N° 1454   10 Jan 2018
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France: Promoting economic opportunities and well-being in poor neighbourhoods
Nicola Brandt
Thanks to a highly developed welfare state, poverty is moderate on average in France, but – as in other countries – highly concentrated in some neighbourhoods. Their residents face many social disadvantages, including high unemployment and...
  N° 1454   10 Jan 2018
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France: Améliorer les perspectives économiques et le bien-être des habitants des quartiers défavorisés
Nicola Brandt
Grâce à un système de protection sociale très développé, le taux de pauvreté moyen est peu élevé en France. Toutefois, comme dans d’autres pays, la pauvreté est fortement concentrée dans certains quartiers. Leurs habitants sont confrontés à de...
  N° 1453   21 Dec 2017
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Income redistribution through taxes and transfers across OECD countries
Orsetta Causa, Mikkel Hermansen
This paper produces a comprehensive assessment of income redistribution to the working-age population, covering OECD countries over the last two decades. Redistribution is quantified as the relative reduction in market income inequality achieved by...
  N° 1452   15 Dec 2017
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Raising and mobilising skills to boost productivity and inclusiveness in Belgium
Vincent Vandenberghe, Lilas Demmou, Manav Frohde
A highly educated and skilled workforce has been an important driver of productivity performance and prosperity in Belgium. This paper examines skills policies that could help improve productivity and inclusiveness. An increased focus on lifelong...
  N° 1451   15 Dec 2017
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Making the business environment more supportive of productivity in Belgium
Peter Walkenhorst, Lilas Demmou, Manav Frohde
Un environnement économique favorable est crucial pour stimuler la productivité en Belgique et l’inclusivité, et est le principal moteur de la prospérité économique à long terme. Ce document analyse l’impact de l’environnement économique sur la...
  N° 1450   15 Dec 2017
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Deepening regional integration within the Southern African development community
Falilou Fall, Boingotlo Gasealahwe
Deepening regional integration within the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will raise potential growth for all member countries. Integrated economies will increase market size, trade opportunities and improve resource allocation across...
  N° 1449   15 Dec 2017
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Lowering barriers to entrepreneurship and promoting small business growth in South Africa
Christine Lewis, Boingotlo Gasealahwe
Lowering high levels of unemployment and inequality are amongst the largest challenges facing South Africa. More entrepreneurs and thriving small businesses would contribute to inclusive growth. Measures of entrepreneurial activity are lower in South...
  N° 1448   15 Dec 2017
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Export and productivity in global value chains
Konstantins Benkovskis, Jaan Masso, Olegs Tkacevs, Priit Vahter, Naomitsu Yashiro
This paper investigates the effect of export entry on productivity, employment and wages of Latvian and Estonian firms in the context of global value chain (GVC). Like in many countries, exporting firms in Latvia and Estonia are more productive,...
  N° 1447   15 Dec 2017
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The effects of the tax mix on inequality and growth
Oguzhan Akgun, Boris Cournède, Jean-Marc Fournier
Can reforms that shift the balance among different taxes in the revenue mix lastingly influence the overall prosperity of an economy and the distribution of income across households? The present study takes this question to the data, using the...
  N° 1446   12 Dec 2017
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The middle income plateau
Rauf Gönenç
The mixed growth performance of emerging market economies has revived angst about a "middle-income trap". However, a forensic review of statistical evidence shows that middle-income countries “escape” to higher income levels more often than both...
  N° 1445   08 Dec 2017
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Capital-embodied technological progress and obsolescence
Yosuke Jin
This paper analyses how technological progress embodied in capital goods raises productivity and income, while at the same time it can modify the allocation of consumption, investment and the capital stock. With capital-embodied technological...
  N° 1444   12 Dec 2017
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Ensuring a dynamic skills-training and life-long learning system in Switzerland
Petar Vujanovic, Christine Lewis
Switzerland makes more use of its human resources than most other OECD countries. Labour force participation is high and the unemployment rate low for most segments of society. This ensures a high standard of living for most Swiss people....
  N° 1443   12 Dec 2017
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Boosting productivity in Switzerland
Patrice Ollivaud
Swiss GDP per capita stands amongst the top OECD performers. However, to face medium-term challenges productivity developments will be key to allow the country to maintain its enviable position. Recent trends have not been favourable, with...
  N° 1442   29 Nov 2017
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The quantification of structural reforms
Balázs Égert
This paper estimates and quantifies the impact of structural reforms on per capita income for a large set of OECD and non-OECD countries. The findings suggest that the quality of institutions matters to a large extent for economic outcomes. More...
  N° 1441   29 Nov 2017
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Aggregate multi-factor productivity
Balázs Égert
This paper analyses for 34 OECD countries the extent to which the calculation of aggregate multi-factor productivity (MFP) is sensitive to alternative parameterisations. The starting point is the definition of MFP used in previous work in the OECD’s...
  N° 1440   29 Nov 2017
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The fiscal projection framework in long-term scenarios
Yvan Guillemette, David Turner
The paper describes the fiscal framework used in long-term economic scenarios, with some emphasis on revisions made since the 2013 vintage of the long-term model. Long-term projections for public spending on pensions, health and long-term care are...
  N° 1439   27 Nov 2017
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Labour market and collective bargaining in Iceland: sharing the spoils without spoiling the shares
Urban Sila
Iceland has high living standards, low poverty, high inclusiveness and one of the most sustainable pension systems. It is the most highly unionised country in the OECD and, in the past, successful social pacts have protected the lowest paid workers...
  N° 1438   27 Nov 2017
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Moving up the global value chain in Latvia
Naomitsu Yashiro, Koen De Backer, Andrés Fuentes Hutfilter, Marco Kools, Zuzana Smidova
Stronger integration in global value chains would speed up economic convergence to advanced OECD economies and raise living standards. Participation in global value chains (GVCs) offers opportunities for boosting productivity through knowledge...
  N° 1437   22 Nov 2017
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Reviving productive investment in Estonia
Caroline Klein, Olena Havrylchyk, Lorenzo Casullo
Since the crisis, Estonia has experienced one of the most pronounced declines in the ratio of non-residential investment to GDP in the OECD. In addition, investment in intangible capital has remained well below OECD standards, partly explaining the...
  N° 1436   22 Nov 2017
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Getting the most out of trade in Estonia
Zuzana Smidova, Naomitsu Yashiro
Estonia is highly integrated into the global trade system: it exports approximately 80% of GDP and around half of domestic employment is sustained by foreign demand. Given that international trade and foreign direct investment are considered as major...
  N° 1435   22 Nov 2017
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How self-sorting affects migrants’ labour market outcomes
Jon Kristian Pareliussen
Assuming that immigrants select destinations according to absolute returns to their observable and unobservable human capital, I present a human capital model of migration accounting for taxes, transfers and limited portability of skills. The model...
  N° 1434   22 Nov 2017
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Urbanisation and household consumption in China
Margit Molnar, Thomas Chalaux, Qiang Ren
This paper focusses on the link between urbanisation and consumption behaviour in China. Urbanisation is defined here as rural people moving to cities to work and migrant workers in cities obtaining urban residential status, against the backdrop of...
  N° 1433   20 Nov 2017
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Breaking the Shackles
Dan Andrews, Filippos Petroulakis
This paper explores the connection between “zombie” firms (firms that would typically exit in a competitive market) and bank health and the consequences for aggregate productivity in 11 European countries. Controlling for cyclical effects, the...
  N° 1432   20 Nov 2017
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Raising living standards and supporting investment by boosting skills in Slovenia
Rory O’Farrell
Higher living standards and well-being, as well as convergence with more advanced economies, will depend on achieving higher productivity, which in turn would be boosted by more investment in capital. In particular, investment in knowledge-based...
  N° 1431   20 Nov 2017
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Inclusive labour Markets in the digital era
Volker Ziemann
Digitalisation is one of the megatrends affecting societies and labour markets, alongside demographic change and globalisation. The fourth industrial revolution will redesign production processes and alter the relationships between work and leisure,...
  N° 1430   20 Nov 2017
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Austria’s digital transition
Rauf Gönenç, Béatrice Guérard
Austria’s transition to a digital economy and society is slower than in other high-income small open European economies. The rate and pace of utilisation of eight main ICT applications shows that Austrian firms follow peer country counterparts with a...
  N° 1429   17 Nov 2017
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Structural policy indicators database for economic research (SPIDER)
Balázs Égert, Peter Gal, Isabelle Wanner
This document describes the OECD’s new Structural Policy Indicators Database for Economic Research (SPIDER). The database compiles data from various existing databases. It contains indicators capturing structural policies (including institutions,...
  N° 1428   17 Nov 2017
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Designing fan charts for GDP growth forecasts to better reflect downturn risks
David Turner
Forecasts of GDP growth are typically over-optimistic for horizons beyond the current year, particularly because they fail to predict the occurrence or severity of future downturns. Macroeconomic forecasters have also long been under pressure to...
  N° 1427   12 Dec 2017
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The distribution of taxable income and fiscal benefits in Spain
David Haugh, Clara Martinez-Toledano
The personal tax system has a large influence on incentives to work, save and invest and hence growth. At the same time it is a key policy lever for income redistribution. This paper analyses how income distribution patterns changed in Spain before...
  N° 1426   06 Nov 2017
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Where to get the best bang for the buck in the United Kingdom?
Rafał Kierzenkowski, Peter Gal, Gabor Fulop
The United Kingdom is preparing a modern industrial strategy to boost labour productivity across the whole country and to narrow regional gaps in living standards. This raises the question of the optimal allocation of scarce resources in meeting...
  N° 1425   06 Nov 2017
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Insolvency Regimes, Technology Diffusion and Productivity Growth
Muge Adalet McGowan, Dan Andrews, Valentine Millot
This paper explores the link between the design of insolvency regimes across countries and laggard firms’ multi-factor productivity (MFP) growth, using new OECD indicators of the design of insolvency regimes. Firm-level analysis shows that reforms to...
  N° 1424   18 Oct 2017
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Reigniting growth through productivity-enhancing reforms in Colombia
Eduardo Olaberría
Over the past decade, sound macroeconomic policies and an improved business environment have helped generate relatively strong GDP growth. Investments in infrastructure are improving connectivity and trade integration has been facilitated by lower...
  N° 1423   18 Oct 2017
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Towards more inclusive growth in Colombia
Christine de la Maisonneuve
Growth has become more inclusive in recent years in Colombia. Strong growth and targeted social policies have reduced absolute poverty. Conditional cash transfers and education policies have increased attendance in schools. Universal health care is...
  N° 1422   11 Oct 2017
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Sustaining nature-based tourism in Iceland
Douglas Sutherland, Jane Stacey
Iceland has been experiencing a tourism boom. The number of tourists visiting annually quadrupled between 2010 and 2016 and shows continued strength. The tourism sector is now the major export earner and is also creating new jobs and supporting new...
  N° 1421   11 Oct 2017
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Corporate governance and firm performance in China
Margit Molnar, Baolin Wang, Wenhao Chen
A key priority in China’s “new normal” period -- where returns on investment are slackening -- is corporate governance, which could lead to enhanced productivity by a better management of resources at the firm level. Corporate governance principles...
  N° 1420   11 Oct 2017
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Adapting to the changing labour market in New Zealand
David Carey
Technological change is increasing the productivity of highly skilled workers but creating more challenging labour-market conditions for their low-skilled counterparts. These pressures are likely to grow, especially in light of progress being made in...
  N° 1419   11 Oct 2017
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Improving productivity in New Zealand's economy
Andrew Barker
New Zealand ranks highly on most indicators of well-being, but incomes are below the OECD average due to low labour productivity. Low labour productivity is only partly explained by the industry composition of the NZ economy and is primarily a...
  N° 1418   11 Oct 2017
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Luxembourg: reaping the benefits of a diverse society through better integration of immigrants
Álvaro Pina
Luxembourg’s large foreign-born population is a pillar of the country’s prosperity: they have brought skills and knowledge to many sectors of the economy. They also tend to successfully find jobs, with a higher employment rate than natives. However,...
  N° 1417   11 Oct 2017
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Luxembourg: harnessing skills for more inclusive growth
Jan Stráský
Digitalisation, automation and future technological changes are changing the world of work, affecting the skills needed to perform them. The future of jobs will not look like the present situation: increasingly, workers will have to adapt to fast...
  N° 1416   04 Oct 2017
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Enhancing advanced skills to better meet labour market demand in the Slovak Republic
Gabriel Machlica, Ján Toman, Martin Haluš, Dávid Martinák
Changing labour market demand and moving up the global value chain requires high-skilled workers. However, the share of adults with high skill levels in the Slovak Republic is one of the lowest in the OECD. Improving the education system would raise...
  N° 1415   04 Oct 2017
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Do government transfers reduce poverty in China?
Ben Westmore
This paper estimates urban and rural poverty rates across five Chinese administrative regions (Shanghai, Liaoning, Guangdong, Henan and Gansu) in 2014 using representative household level data from the China Family Panel Studies survey. The types of...
  N° 1414   04 Oct 2017
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Boosting productivity for inclusive growth in Japan
Randall Jones, Yosuke Jin
Never in the past 30 years has productivity growth been lower than since the 2008 global financial crisis, and never has income inequality been higher than it is today in Japan, and in the OECD area. The two challenges have some common origins,...
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