América Latina: las perspectivas económicas repuntan levemente pero se requieren reformas para impulsar la productividad y disminuir desigualdades

Alvaro S. Pereira (Director) y mesas de países latinoamericanos, Departamento de Economía, Directorado de estudios de países, OCDE Hace un año, la OCDE advirtió sobre el riesgo que las incertidumbres comerciales y políticas dañen de manera significativa la economía mundial y contribuyan aún más a la creciente división entre la gente. Un año después, el … More América Latina: las perspectivas económicas repuntan levemente pero se requieren reformas para impulsar la productividad y disminuir desigualdades

A fragile global economy needs urgent cooperative action

by Laurence Boone, OECD Chief Economist A year ago, the OECD warned about how trade and policy uncertainties could significantly damage the world economy and further contribute to the growing divide between people. A year later, global momentum has weakened markedly and growth is set to remain subpar as trade tensions persist. Trade and investment … More A fragile global economy needs urgent cooperative action

Urge una cooperación internacional para enfrentar una frágil economía mundial

par Laurence Boone, OECD Economista en Jefe Hace un año, la OCDE advirtió sobre el riesgo que las incertidumbres comerciales y políticas dañen de manera significativa la economía mundial y contribuyan aún más a la creciente división entre la gente. Un año después, el impulso adquirido a nivel mundial se ha debilitado notablemente y se … More Urge una cooperación internacional para enfrentar una frágil economía mundial

La fragilité de l’économie mondiale exige de toute urgence un effort de coopération

Par Laurence Boone, Cheffe économiste de l’OCDE Il y a un an, l’OCDE avait alerté sur le fait que les incertitudes entourant les échanges mondiaux et l’action publique pouvaient être très préjudiciables à l’économie mondiale et contribuer à creuser un peu plus encore la fracture entre les citoyens. Un an plus tard, la dynamique économique … More La fragilité de l’économie mondiale exige de toute urgence un effort de coopération

Statistical Insight: men’s employment more dependent on trade than women’s

by Fabienne Fortanier, OECD Statistics and Data Directorate Concerns are growing that globalisation may have created a few big winners at the expense of many losers. This has stimulated efforts to analyse how trade can be made  to Work for All, for example by focusing on the skills and occupations of affected workers. However, there … More Statistical Insight: men’s employment more dependent on trade than women’s

A renewed strategy to boost growth and well-being in Mexico

by Sonia Araujo and Lisa Meehan, Mexico Desk, OECD Economics Department The Mexican economy has benefited from strong fundamentals. A strong macroeconomic policy framework has underpinned moderate growth, in the face of a number of shocks the economy has experienced in the recent past. Monetary policy has successfully tamed inflation and prudent fiscal policy has … More A renewed strategy to boost growth and well-being in Mexico

Una estrategia renovada para impulsar el crecimiento y el bienestar en México

por Sonia Araujo y Lisa Meehan, OCDE La economía mexicana se ha beneficiado de fuertes fundamentos. Un marco de política macroeconómica muy sólido ha sustentado un crecimiento moderado, frente a una serie de choques que la economía ha experimentado en el pasado reciente. La política monetaria está controlando con éxito la inflación y la política … More Una estrategia renovada para impulsar el crecimiento y el bienestar en México

Where is China headed? Five key insights from the 2019 OECD Economic Survey of China

by Margit Molnar and Patrick Lenain, Country Studies Branch, OECD Economics Department A short-term slowdown? Although China’s economic growth has slowed, it is still very robust by international standards and contributes to worldwide economic expansion. Consumption is supported by steady employment growth and rising incomes. Households are spending increasingly on items such as e-commerce and … More Where is China headed? Five key insights from the 2019 OECD Economic Survey of China

Meeting Japan’s intertwined challenges of population ageing and high government debt

By Randall Jones and Haruki Seitani, Japan Desk, OECD Economics Department With faster growth in the past six years, Japan’s real GDP growth in per capita terms has converged toward the OECD average and job creation has been strong. However, labour productivity and per capita income are well below leading OECD economies (Figure 1), while … More Meeting Japan’s intertwined challenges of population ageing and high government debt

Boosting growth in France and making reforms beneficial to all

by Antoine Goujard and Pierre Guérin, France Desk, OECD Economics Department The French economy is slowing, but less than its neighbours. The French authorities have engaged a significant reform agenda that should be complemented with particular care for inequality issues. Income per capita growth has lagged the euro area average (Figure 1). The 2019 OECD … More Boosting growth in France and making reforms beneficial to all