Frequency: Every 18 months
Electronic format: Acrobat PDF
This 2003 edition of OECD's periodic economic reviews of Austria includes special feature on fostering labour market participation, product market competition and macroeconomic performance and on aspects of sustainable development.
Table of contents:
Assessment and recommendations I. Recent macroeconomic developments and medium-term issues -Recent macroeconomic performance and the short-term outlook -Medium-term challenges -Improving economic performance requires fiscal consolidation II. Fiscal policy: sustaining consolidation via public sector reform -Fiscal policy under heterogeneous priorities -Issues in public sector reform III. Issues in fostering labour force participation and employment -Reducing hurdles to labour force participation -Reducing the costs of employment -Strengthening education IV. Product market competition and macroeconomic performance -The scope for competition enhancing policies -Policies and other forces acting on competition via international trade -Competition law and enforcement -Regulatory policies -Overall assessment and scope for further action V. Some aspects of sustainable development -Climate change -Improving the management of household waste -Helping developing countries to move to a sustainable development path -Bibliography