France : Selected Issues

Publication Date: January 08, 2013
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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(s): Spillovers | Economic growth | Banks | Services sector | Fiscal reforms | Global competitiveness | Selected issues | France

Publication Date: January 08, 2013
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475576290/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1FRAEA2013001 Pages: 79
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