France’s digital economy needs to hit restart

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While France is currently enjoying a broad-based economic expansion, a year into his presidency Emmanuel Macron still faces a challenge to improve its long-run growth rate. With a rigid labour market and weak government finances, France’s growth rate has compared unfavourably to G7 peers over recent years. Given the country’s poor demographic balance, Mr Macron will need to raise French productivity growth to boost economic activity, and he has indicated that it is his belief that digitisation is core to...

France’s digital economy needs to hit restart