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OECD Economic Surveys: Switzerland 2013
OECD Publishing , Publication date:  21 Nov 2013
Pages: 132 , Language: English
Version: E-book (PDF Format)
ISBN: 9789264183179 , OECD Code: 102013171E1
Price:   €31 | $44 | £28 | ¥4000 | MXN560
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OECD's 2013 survey of the Swiss economy examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects. Its special chapters cover long-term growth and women's role in the economy.

Table of contents:

Basic Statistics of of Switzerland, 2012
Executive summary 9
Assessment and recommendations 13
-The economy is doing well, thanks to solid domestic demand and accommodative monetary policy 13
-Switzerland is pursuing reforms of its financial sector 18
-The housing market may be overheating 20
-Bolstering long-term growth, productivity and well-being 23
-Expanding women’s role in the economy 33
-Bibliography 38
-Annex. Progress in structural reform 40
Chapter 1. Policies for sustainable long-term growth 45
-Switzerland faces challenges in maintaining high levels of GDP per capita 46
-Labour market challenges 57
-Enhancing education outcomes to promote long-term inclusive growth 65
-Competition and trade are instrumental in promoting innovation  72
-Innovation helps to promote long-term growth 74
-Entrepreneurs and start-ups can drive dynamic innovation 80
-Bibliography 84
Chapter 2. Women’s role in the economy 89
-An overview of women’s role in the Swiss economy 91
-Education: Overall equality in attainment, but gender differences in subject studied 94
-Reconciling work and family life 103
-Reducing the wage gap 115
-Women as entrepreneurs and managers 121
-Bibliography 127

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