Catherine Mann

Catherine Mann has been quoted 12 times. The one recent article where Catherine Mann has been quoted is Governments must keep reforming to win back voters' trust, says OECD. Most recently, Catherine Mann was quoted as having said, “It was January and February 2016 when we committed to broadening the scope of growth to productivity, employment and inclusivity. So we were in advance of Brexit, we were in advance of the Trump vote. But we understood at the time that there were these growing concerns about the distribution of growth and that we had to take that on full force.”.

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It was January and February 2016 when we committed to broadening the scope of growth to productivity, employment and inclusivity. So we were in advance of Brexit, we were in advance of the Trump vote. But we understood at the time that there were these growing concerns about the distribution of growth and that we had to take that on full force.

The less good news is that progress on reforms related to longer term productivity growth, reforms in that area have slowed down. That's bad news because ultimately productivity growth is the wherewithal by which we have higher living standards in the longer term. There has been a bit of a hunkering down by labour, you can understand that. I don't want to change my job because I dont see any other ones out there.' You've got businesses saying 'Why should I change what I am doing, I don't see a lot of sales happening.

The economic nationalism is a much bigger wildcard because we don't know how the language translates into policy at this point.

(France should) use the window of opportunity for fiscal initiatives that have a key element not just of spending but also reducing taxes, altering the pension system and encouraging a structural change particularly in the labor market.

Productivity has basically fallen by half since the financial crisis and that is a recipe for breaking promises to all of our citizens.

If we could get back on track with the kind of trade growth that we had in the 1990s and 2000s, we would be able to return to productivity growth rates prior to the financial crisis. Productivity has basically fallen by half since the financial crisis and that is a recipe for breaking promises to all of our citizens.

This is not a pretty picture for global growth. Across the board a three percent growth rate is insufficient to keep promises to citizens.

The low interest rate environment created by the central banks opens up fiscal space to governments and we are saying that you should use it.

Collective fiscal action on quality projects and more ambition on structural policies that would promote synergies through the private sector would raise global GDP growth and reduce financial risks.

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