France : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publication Date:

January 8, 2013

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The paper identifies France’s structural reforms that would yield the largest competitiveness gains based on macro-empirical evidence, and reviews signs of potential gains from a deregulation of the services sector. It is expected that completing deregulation in the services sector would benefit the entire French economy, by boosting productivity and exports. Econometric results have estimated the impact of reducing the labor taxation and labor market rigidities and of increasing innovation to the average level of other advanced countries.

Series:

Country Report No. 13/3

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

January 8, 2013

ISBN/ISSN:

9781475576290/1934-7685

Stock No:

1FRAEA2013001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

79

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