2017 OECD Economic Outlook, Volume 2017 Issue 2

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The OECD Economic Outlook is the OECD's twice-yearly analysis of the major economic trends and prospects for the next two years. The Outlook puts forward a consistent set of projections for output, employment, prices, fiscal and current account balances.

Coverage is provided for all OECD member countries as well as for selected non-member countries. This issue includes a general assessment, a special chapter on resilience in a time of high debt, a chapter summarising developments and providing projections for each individual country and a statistical annex.


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Editorial: The policy challenge: catalyse the private sector for stronger and more inclusive growth

Global economic growth is strengthening, with incoming data surprising on the upside. We project global GDP growth to be between 3½ and 3¾ per cent through the projection horizon, closer to long-run averages. Will this synchronised momentum finally propel the global economy to gather enough speed to raise productivity, real wages, and living standards for all?

English Also available in: German, French

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