The Role of Indicators in Structural Surveillance [E-Book] / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Paris : OECD Publishing, 1990
152 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
OECD Economics Department Working Papers ; 72
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This paper examines the role of structural indicators in the process of multilateral surveillance of structural policies. An analytical framework is suggested that is based on welfare economics and which focuses on efficiency considerations. Potential indicators are examined for six areas -- taxation, trade, industry, agriculture, labour markets and financial markets. These case studies allow a series of lessons to be drawn concerning the use of structural indicators ...