OECD Economics Department Working Papers

Capital-embodied technological progress and obsolescence
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1815-1973 (online)
http://dx.doi.org/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° 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° 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° 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,...
  N° 1413   04 Oct 2017
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Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability in Japan in the Context of a Shrinking and Ageing Population
Randall S. Jones, Kohei Fukawa
With gross government debt of 219% of GDP in 2016, Japan’s fiscal situation is in uncharted territory and puts the economy at risk. In addition to raising productivity and growth, Japan needs a more detailed and credible fiscal consolidation path,...
  N° 1412   27 Sep 2017
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Achieving strong and balanced regional development in India
Isabelle Joumard, Hermes Morgavi, Hugo Bourrousse
While India’s per capita income is converging towards that of the richer countries, inequality has drifted up. Spatial inequality – across states and between urban and rural areas – is pronounced, with large differences in output per capita and in...
  N° 1411   27 Sep 2017
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Financial Inclusion and Women Entrepreneurship
Fozan Fareed, Mabel Gabriel, Patrick Lenain, Julien Reynaud
Financial inclusion and women entrepreneurship concern policymakers because of their impact on job creation, economic growth and women empowerment. Women in Mexico do engage in paid work but many of them work in the informal sector because they lack...
  N° 1410   19 Sep 2017
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Findings of the recent literature on international capital flows
Stéphanie Guichard
Financial globalisation has given international capital flows a central role in the functioning of the global economy and has therefore led to considerable economic research over the past 30 years. Making the most of capital flows by allowing...
  N° 1409   11 Sep 2017
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Sharing the benefits of China’s growth by providing opportunities to all
Ben Westmore
Living standards in China have greatly improved over the past few decades. Both sustained economic growth and an expansion of the social security system have contributed to a sharp reduction in the number of people in poverty. However, urban-rural...
  N° 1408   11 Sep 2017
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Boosting firm dynamism and performance in China
Margit Molnar
With persisting slower growth worldwide and in China, over-capacity in some heavy industry sectors, declining profitability, and intensifying competition from other, lower-cost emerging economies, corporate behaviour in China needs to change and...
  N° 1407   11 Sep 2017
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The capacity of governments to raise taxes
Oguzhan Akgun, David Bartolini, Boris Cournède
This paper investigates the factors that shape governments’ capacity to collect revenue. To do so, it analyses how tax revenue responds to tax rates using evidence from a panel of 34 OECD countries over 1978-2014. The estimations show that the...
  N° 1406   04 Sep 2017
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Labour market resilience
Alexander Hijzen, Andreas Kappeler, Mathilde Pak, Cyrille Schwellnus
This paper provides an overview of labour market resilience in the wake of the Great Recession of 2008-09 and the role played by macroeconomic and structural policies. The OECD unemployment rate has returned to close to its pre-crisis level, but the...
  N° 1405   28 Aug 2017
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Raising skills in Portugal
Sónia Araújo
Despite significant progress made, improving skills remains one of Portugal’s key challenges for raising growth, living standards and well-being. Upskilling the adult population remains a priority and lifelong learning activities should focus more on...
  N° 1404   19 July 2017
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Improving the efficiency and outcomes of the Slovak health-care system
Claude Giorno, Kristina Londáková
Despite improvements over the past few decades, Slovak health outcomes remains poor compared with most other OECD countries, even after controlling for differences in per capita income and other social, cultural and lifestyle factors. Disparities in...
  N° 1403   21 July 2017
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Skills mismatch, productivity and policies
Muge Adalet McGowan, Dan Andrews
This paper extends earlier OECD work exploring the link between skills mismatch, productivity and policies to include the countries in the second wave of OECD Survey of Adult Skills, with a special focus on New Zealand. We find that the percentage of...
  N° 1402   19 July 2017
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The global income distribution for high-income countries
Mikkel Hermansen
This paper presents the global income distribution between all individuals living in the developed world. Global inequality for the group of high-income countries, as measured by the Gini coefficient, stands at 37 in 2013 and has increased by almost...
  N° 1401   30 June 2017
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Enhancing employability and skills to meet labour market needs in Italy
Paula Garda
The various deficiencies of the labour market and the educational system have resulted in high unemployment, low labour force participation, low skills levels and high skill mismatch. Job creation is key to tackling the high unemployment rates,...
  N° 1400   30 June 2017
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Public debt in India
Isabelle Joumard, Peter Hoeller, Jean-Marc Fournier, Hermes Morgavi
In relation to GDP, India's public debt and interest payments are high compared with most other emerging economies and rating agencies have put India's sovereign debt at the lowest investment grade. On the other hand, India benefits from strong...
  N° 1399   30 June 2017
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Insolvency regimes, zombie firms and capital reallocation
Muge Adalet McGowan, Dan Andrews, Valentine Millot
This paper explores cross-country differences in the design of insolvency regimes and their potential links with two inter-related sources of labour productivity weakness: the survival of “zombie” firms (firms that would typically exit in a...
  N° 1398   30 June 2017
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/the-fall-in-real-long-term-government-bond-yields_cb1ff201-en
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The fall in real long-term government bond yields
Łukasz Rawdanowicz, Mohamed Hammouch, Makoto Kasai
This paper contributes to the empirical literature investigating reasons for the fall in real interest rates in advanced economies. It focuses on selected drivers from three broad categories: demographic changes; imbalances between supply of and...
  N° 1397   23 June 2017
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Taxation and Investment in India
Alastair Thomas, Isabelle Joumard, Tibor Hanappi, Michelle Harding
Business taxation in India is characterised by high effective tax rates, a narrow tax base, and an uncertain tax environment for potential investors. However, India has now begun a process of significant business tax reform, including a staged...
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