The 2010 edition of OECD's periodic survey of the Portuguese economy. This edition includes chapters covering rebalancing the economy towards growth, moving towards a more efficient tax system and restoring productivity growth.
Table of contents:
Basic Statistics of Portugal, 2009 Executive summary Assessment and recommendations Chapter 1. Rebalancing the economy towards sustainable growth -Portugal was hard hit by the global crisis, which exacerbated underlying weaknesses -Policies to restore a sustainable growth path -Labour market policies in the aftermath of the crisis -Annex 1.A1. Progress in structural reform -Annex 1.A2. Fiscal consolidation measures Chapter 2. Towards a less distortive and more efficient tax system -Main challenges of the Portuguese tax system -Making the tax system more supportive to growth and competitiveness -Avenues for raising the efficiency of tax collection -Annex 2.A1. Transport externalities and road pricing Chapter 3. Policy priorities to restore productivity growth -Restoring productivity growth -Improving the business environment -Addressing infrastructure bottlenecks -Reaping the benefits of education is key to restore productivity growth -Annex 3.A1. Results of the productivity analysis by sector -Annex 3.A2. Progress in structural reform Glossary