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The EU Economy Review 2007

The EU Economy 2007 Review provides an in-depth analysis of productivity developments and policies to push Europe's productivity frontier forward.

The past two years have seen a renewed acceleration of productivity growth in the European Union, narrowing the transatlantic productivity gap that emerged in the mid-1990s.  However, a large part of the pick-up in productivity reflects the cyclical upswing, which the EU has enjoyed in this period. To secure a sustained increase in productivity and compete for economic leadership, the EU must tackle the root causes of slow productivity growth.

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