The 2010 edition of OECD's periodic survey of Australia's economy. This edition includes chapters covering recovery from the crisis, fiscal policy effectiveness, meeting infrastructure needs, and enhancing labour utilisation.
Table of contents:
Basic Statistics of Australia (2009) Executive summary Assessment and recommendations Chapter 1. Recovering from the crisis and addressing medium-term challenges -The Australian economy resisted well the global economic and financial crisis -Australia's major macroeconomic challenges are medium term -Annex 1.A1. Progress in structural reform Chapter 2. Enhancing the effectiveness of fiscal policy -Promoting the effectivness of the fiscal exit strategy -The emergence of a new mining boom is creating fical policy challenges -Priorities for further medium-term tax reform Chapter 3. Meeting infrastructure needs -Increasing infrastructure capacities has become a national priority -Despite progress, the management of public infrastructure provision needs more attention -Regulatory incentives for investment, capacity utilisation and competition should be reviewed Chapter 4. Enhancing labour utilisation in a socially inclusive society -Underutilisation of labour and social exclusion are closely linked in Australia -Addressing Australia's future employment needs and social challenges