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G7/8 Summit Compliance Data Sets by Issue, 1985-2013:
Macroeconomics

G8 Research Group, April 17, 2015

  Commitment Commitment Text Canada France Germany Italy Japan Russia United Kingdom United States European Union Total
  Average (N=12) +0.75 +0.83 +0.67 +0.58 +0.67 +0.89 +0.67 +0.83 +0.50 +0.71
1 1996-1 we share a common commitment to a medium-term strategy: credible fiscal consolidation programs, successful anti-inflationary policies +1 +1 +1 +1 +1   +1 +1   +1.00
2 1996-2 we share a common commitment to a medium-term strategy: credible fiscal consolidation programs, successful anti-inflationary policies +1 +1 +1 +1 +1   +1 +1   +1.00
3 1999-19 "…we need to pursue balanced macroeconomic policies supportive of domestic demand and investment while preserving price stability." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1   +1 +1   +1.00
4 2003-5 "We reaffirm our commitment to strengthen investor confidence by improving corporate governance, enhancing market discipline and increasing transparency." +1 0 +1 -1 0 0 0 +1   +0.25
5 2004-xx "We agreed that it was important to take advantage of the strong global economic environment to implement further reforms to accelerate growth in our countries. 0 0 0 +1 0 +1 0 0 0 +0.22
6 2011-29 We will ensure that our macroeconomic policies promote sound economic growth, aiming, together with our employment and social policies, at reducing unemployment and enabling a quick re-entry into the labour market. +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 0 +1 +1 +0.89
7 2012-4 "We commit to fiscal responsibility and, in this context, we support sound and sustainable fiscal consolidation policies that take into account countries' evolving economic conditions and underpin confidence and economic recovery." 0 +1 0 +1 0 +1 0 0 0 +0.33
8 2012-5 "To raise productivity and growth potential in our economies, we support structural reforms, and investments in education" +1 +1 +1 +1 0 +1 +1 +1 +1 +0.89
9 2012-8 "We commit to promote investment to underpin demand, including support for small businesses and public-private partnerships." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
10 2012-13 [We support efforts towards regulatory coherence and better alignment of standards to further promote] growth.  +1 +1 0 -1 +1 +1 +1 +1 0 +0.56
11 2013-37 We agreed to nurture the global recovery by supporting demand  0 +1 0 0 +1 +1 +1 +1 0 +0.56
12 2013-45 We reaffirm our commitment to cooperate to achieve a lasting reduction in global imbalances, which surplus and deficit countries must address  +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
 
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