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OECD Economic Surveys: Finland 2003
OECD Publishing , Publication date:  04 Feb 2003
Pages: 164 , Language: English
Version: E-book (PDF Format)
ISBN: 9789264199934 , OECD Code: 102003031E1
Price:   €29 | $40 | £25 | ¥3700 | MXN520
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Other languages:  French (Available)
Superseded by: OECD Economic Surveys: Finland 2014 - (Available)
Other Versions:  Print - Paperback
Subscription:  OECD Economic Surveys (Available)
Policy brief:  French, English

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Frequency: Every 18 months   Tables: 23  Charts: 69  Electronic format: Acrobat PDF


This 2003 edition of OECD's periodic review of Finland's economy examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects and includes special features on the effectiveness of public spending; ageing, pension reform and long-term public finances; and policies to boost potential output growth.

Table of contents:

Assessment and recommendations
I. Macroeconomic developments, prospects and policy challenges
-Recent economic developments
-The monetary stance is appropriate
-Fiscal policy
-Short-term projections
-Main policy challenges
II. Ageing, pension reform and long-term public finances
-Demographic trends
-The current system and the pension reform
-Long-term public finances
III. Enhancing the effectiveness of public spending
Forces shaping public spending developments
-Maintaining aggregate fiscal discipline
-Public expenditure issues in local government
-Transfers: key reforms are underway
-Ensuring efficiency in delivering public services
IV. Policies to boost potential output growth
-The strengths in productivity are considerable but not well diversified
-The labour market: ambitious goals have been set
-Product markets: enhancing competition and stepping up privatisation
-Financial markets: banking on prudence
-Sustainable development
-Glossary of acronyms
I. Examples of the pension reform effects on individual pension levels
-II. Calendar of main economic events
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