Transforming the European economy /

Europe grew rapidly for many years, but now, faced with greater challenges, several of the large economies in Europe have either failed to generate enough jobs or have failed to achieve the highest levels of productivity or both. This study explores why Europe's growth slowed, what contribution...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Baily, Martin Neil.
Corporate Author: Institute for International Economics (U.S.)
Other Authors: Kirkegaard, Jacob F.
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : [London] : Institute for International Economics ; [Eurospan, distributor], 2004.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • New policies and new goals for changing times.
  • Europe's postwar success and subsequent problems.
  • What drives productivity and how to improve it in Europe.
  • The productivity puzzle in Britain.
  • Reforming the labor market and social programs.
  • What should Europe do: getting the macroeconomics right.
  • Are current reform efforts on the right track?