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The economic costs of non-Lisbon. A survey of the literature on the economic impact of Lisbon-type reforms

Author(s): Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs

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This survey of empirical evidence shows that the type of measures envisaged in the Lisbon strategy would raise the European Union’s potential growth rate by 0.5-0.75 percentage points, bringing it closer to the 3% objective. Over a 10-year period, this would imply an increase in the GDP level of up to 7-8 % thereby helping deliver on the employment targets agreed at the European Council in March 2000.

(European Economy. Occasional Papers 16. March 2005. Brussels. 55pp. Tab. Free.)

KC-AH-05-016-EN-C (online)
ISBN 92-894-8853-0 (online)
ISSN 1725-3209 (online)

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