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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
OECD Economic Surveys, Chile 2012.
Paris : OECD Publishing, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|Notes:||What accounts for the decrease in poverty and income inequality?|
|Description:||1 online resource (127 pages).|
|Contents:||Table of contents; Basic statistics of Chile (2010 unless noted); Executive summary; Assessment and recommendations; Figure 1. Inequality and poverty across OECD countries; Demand is keeping growth up but there are signs of a slowdown; Figure 2. Inflation and inflation expectations; Once the external environment improves the government should close the structural budget deficit; Table 1. Summary of the Economic Outlook 90, OECD projections; Figure 3. Sovereign wealth fund and copper prices; In the medium term the government should increase the efficiency of the tax system and revenues. Figure 4. Government expenditure by functionFigure 5. Tax revenue from different sources across countries; Figure 6. Recurrent taxes on residential immovable property; Figure 7. The environmental impact of growth differs across countries; The current monetary policy is broadly appropriate; Potential weaknesses in financial regulation need to be addressed; Box 1. Recommendations to improve fiscal and monetary policies; Stronger economic growth will require measures to reinforce productivity growth; Figure 8. Potential growth in Chile. The government should further build on its efforts to improve the quality and equity of educationFigure 9. Educational attainment and outcomes; Figure 10. Per student expenditures in tertiary education; Box 2. Recommendations to strengthen economic growth; Higher cash transfers can help reduce poverty and strengthen economic growth; Figure 11. Poverty rates in Chile; Figure 12. Average household income by income decile; Table 2. Fiscal revenues per capita before and after equalisation; Box 3. Recommendations to improve anti-poverty policies and reduce inequality. The poor, women and youth need more assistance to improve their employabilityFigure 13. Young people and women in the labour market; Figure 14. Unemployment benefit replacement rates (net of taxes), 2009; Figure 15. Coverage with early childhood education and care across OECD countries; Box 4. Recommendations on labour market policies; Better targeted housing subsidies and more residential mobility; Figure 16. Share of population living in poor housing conditions; Figure 17. Tenure structure across countries; Figure 18. Residential mobility in OECD countries. Box 5. Recommendations on housing policyBibliography; Annex A1. Progress in structural reform; Chapter 1. Reducing poverty in Chile: Cash transfers and better jobs; Introduction; Poverty and inequality in Chile; Recent developments; Figure 1.1. Poverty rates in Chile; Figure 1.2. Poverty and inequality in Latin America comparison; Figure 1.3. Inequality and poverty across OECD countries; Table 1.1. Poverty across different groups, 2009; Figure 1.4. Average household income by income decile; Figure 1.5. Intergenerational earnings elasticity estimates.|
|Series Title:||OECD Economic Surveys.|