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In April 2005, the Government set up a Globalisation Council, with representation from employers, trade unions, major education and research institutions and companies advising the Government on a strategy for Denmark in the global economy. The council came up with a strategy published in April 2006 containing 350 specific initiatives; two thirds of which concern education, training and research.
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2006 priorities for Denmark.
Angel Gurría addressed the importance of local initiatives and regional development in helping countries adapt to the challenges of globalisation and technological change in his speech delivered at the Danish Growth Council.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría emphasised the importance of vocational training and education, and highlighted the OECD’s role in developing policies and identifying best practices in these areas.
During his official visit to Denmark, Angel Gurría met with government officials and business leaders, and attended several speaking engagements.
This site contains a list of key references on Denmark. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.
Tax reform is an on-going process, with tax systems continuously adopting to reflect changing economic, social and political circumstances. Over the last two decades, almost all OECD countries have undertaken structural changes in their tax system which have altered the way these systems function and their economic and social impacts. In some countries – as, for instance, many of the Eastern European economies in transition - the
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This publication presents reviews of the labour market integration of immigrants and their children in four OECD countries (Australia, Denmark, Germany and Sweden), and provides country-specific recommendations.
Skills are key to a better job and a better life. Yet acquiring them is often most difficult for the people who need them most: those trapped in low-paid jobs with hard working conditions. The result is an imbalanced labour market...