Finland: growing and reforming, but no time for complacency

By Christophe AndrĂ© and Jon Kristian Pareliussen, OECD Economics Department After a long period of lacklustre economic performance, robust growth has resumed. The Finnish economy suffered a series of sizeable adverse shocks alongside the global financial and economic crisis, facing major difficulties in the electronic and forest industries, in addition to a severe recession in … More Finland: growing and reforming, but no time for complacency

Structural reforms in a difficult time

By Naomitsu Yashiro, Structural Surveillance Division, OECD Economics Department The pace of structural reforms is slowing just when the world economy needs decisive policy actions to strengthen fundamentals and restore healthy growth (the 2016 Going for Growth report). Policy makers may be concerned that introducing structural reforms in the current context involve trade-offs between the … More Structural reforms in a difficult time