By OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OECD's periodic assessment of Greece's economy. This 2009 version examines how good Greece is weathering the industrial crisis. It additionally appears at the way to carry Greece's public funds directly to a sustainable direction, the way to increase the functionality of the general public health and wellbeing care approach, and the way to elevate schooling results. Greece has weathered the industrial challenge fairly good, yet placing public financing on a sustainable course would require strengthening tax management and tighter expenditure administration. Greek future health results examine favorably with the OECD normal however the procedure is visible as no longer operating good by way of the population. Greece's academic signs lag at the back of these of different OECD nations and OECD makes wide-ranging ideas during this report.Table of content material :Executive Summary-Assessment and suggestions bankruptcy 1. Weathering the overseas Crisis-STRONG-Although weakened, the Greek financial system has stood up rather good to the preliminary impacct of the crisis-Greece is, even though, not likely to prevent a recession-How should still economic coverage react?-Is the Greek monetary quarter good armed to stand the industrial and fiscal crisis?-The specialists may still provide precedence to reforming the general public sector-Structural reforms on labour and items markets has to be pursued-Annex 1.A1. development in structural reformSTRONG bankruptcy 2. bettering financial Viability/STRONG-Enhance profit functionality with a distinct specialise in taxation-Achieving a greater contorl of basic expenditure-The projected surge in pension spending threatens the steadiness of public financesBRChapter three. bettering the functionality of the general public future health care systemSTRONG-Performance and major challenges-The business enterprise of the future health care procedure impairs its efficiency-The caliber and potency of public health and wellbeing care providers have to be improved-Conclusions and recommendationsAnnex 3.A1. facts envelopment research Anenx 3.A2. a brand new mechanisms for tracking prescriptions for drugs-Chapter four. elevating schooling OutcomesSTRONG-An evaluation of the schooling system-Education outcomes-How to enhance the functionality of the schooling approach?
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5). The provision of more information would always be desirable. 6). Such changes can only take place in the context of international and European initiatives in this direction. The proposed European Systemic Risk Board should take the initiative on such issues. The authorities should give priority to reforming the public sector On the whole, the current situation demonstrates the pressing need to improve the financial situation and the efficiency of the public sector. The authorities need to broaden their room for manoeuvre for dealing with economic shocks.
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Building on recent initiatives, continue to improve the dissemination and transparency of information to address market uncertainties about the soundness of the banking system in the face of the crisis. Publish the Greek version of the Financial Stability Report in English: and the results of stress tests tracking the scope of perceived risks. Improve the quality of economic and financial information. Publish the results of the Bank Lending Survey. ● Consider changing the bank provisioning mechanism to limit the procyclical nature of credit supply – drawing on the Spanish experience – in the context of an EU move in that direction.