Assessment and recommendations

November 2012
OECD Economic Surveys: Spain;Nov2012, Vol. 2012 Issue 18, p13
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The article analyzes Spain's economic conditions and policies as of December 2012 and presents recommendations for improvement. The role of the European debt crisis in exacerbating Spain's housing problems and domestic structural weaknesses, particularly in the labor market, is addressed. The risk that the Spanish economy will stay cut off from external funding and plunge deeper into recession is considered. Ways to facilitate young workers' integration and redress the banking sector are cited.


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