OECD Economic Surveys: France

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OECD’s periodic surveys of the French 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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OECD Economic Surveys: France 1990

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01 jan 1990
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OECD's 1990 Economic Survey of France examines recent trends and prospects, economic policies, and two areas requiring reform: taxation and social security.
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I. Recent trends and prospects: progress towards improved performance
-Stronger growth 
-A modest acceleration in wages and prices
-Steady improvement in labour-market outcomes
-Slowing improvement in business finances and increases in investment
-Some rebound in household saving
-External account in small deficit
-The outlook for 1990- 1991
II. Economic policies
-Recent monetary and exchange-rate policy and outcomes
-Budgetary policy
-Structural policies
III. Two areas requiring reform: taxation and social security
-Continuing the reform of the tax system
-Bringing the growth of social expenditure under tighter control, allocating it more effectively and improving its financing
IV. Conclusions
Notes and references
-I. The role of the various factors in explaining the acceleration in real GDP growth at the end of the 1980s
-II. The recent record in projecting activity in France
-III. The determinants of interest rates in France
-IV. Main features and recent changes in the French tax system 
-V. Structure, mode of financing and determinants of social expenditure 
-VI. Calendar of main economic events
Statistical and Structural annexes

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