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  • 3-March-2009

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    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009 - Slovak Republic Country Note

    This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for the Slovak Republic.

  • 3-March-2009

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    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009 - Portugal Country Note

    This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for Portugal.

  • 3-March-2009

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    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009 - Netherlands Country Note

    This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for the Netherlands .

  • 24-February-2009

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    Sustaining growth in Korea by reforming the labour market and improving the education system

    The age of retirement of employees should be raised by eliminating mandatory retirement and phasing out the retirement allowance. Active labour market policies should focus on policies to expand human capital rather than wage subsidies.

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  • 24-February-2009

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    Boosting productivity in Korea’s service sector

    Increasing productivity growth in the service sector, which accounts for 67% of employment and 58% of value added in Korea, is essential to sustain high potential growth.

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  • 18-February-2009

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    Raising education outcomes in Spain

    Impressive progress has been made in raising participation in early childhood education as well as tertiary educational attainment over the past 30 years. However, the inflow of poorly educated youth into the labour market is unusually heavy for a high income country.

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  • 3-February-2009

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    Long-run GDP growth framework and scenarios for the world economy

    This paper develops and applies a simple “conditional growth” framework to make long-term GDP projections for the world economy.

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  • 27-January-2009

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    Realising South Africa’s employment potential

    Unemployment in South Africa is extremely high and unevenly distributed, being concentrated among young less skilled blacks.

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  • 27-January-2009

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    Making the most of Norwegian schools

    Traditionally, the Norwegian compulsory education system has focused strongly on the linked goals of equal opportunities to learn, comprehensive and inclusive education.

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  • 19-May-2008

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    Improving Education Outcomes in Germany

    This working paper suggests that while student achievement is above the OECD average in science and at the OECD average in reading and math according to the 2006 PISA study, weaker students tend to do badly by international comparison.

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