IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this article

Activity Staying Robust, Driven by Manufacturing and Construction. Economic Outlook for 2007 and 2008


  • Marcus Scheiblecker



This year again, the Austrian economy is set to grow by over 3 percent, decelerating only in 2008 to an expected rate of 2½ percent. On the back of robust activity, employment is rising steadily, accompanied by a continued decline in unemployment. Wage increases remain unusually tempered for the present stage of the business cycle, weighing on consumption while holding back inflation despite the strong growth of output. Government balances enjoy a significant cyclical improvement from the revenue side.

Suggested Citation

  • Marcus Scheiblecker, 2007. "Activity Staying Robust, Driven by Manufacturing and Construction. Economic Outlook for 2007 and 2008," Austrian Economic Quarterly, WIFO, vol. 12(3), pages 109-117, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:wfo:wquart:y:2007:i:3:p:109-117

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    File Function: Abstract
    Download Restriction: Payment required

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version below or search for a different version of it.

    Other versions of this item:

    More about this item


    Access and download statistics


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:wfo:wquart:y:2007:i:3:p:109-117. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Ilse Schulz). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.