This paper reviews Iceland's performance in skills accumulation against the backdrop of a rapidly changing economic environment and discusses directions for further improvements.
Labour market reform in Germany needs to be followed up in order to raise the economy's capacity to generate employment, as discussed in this working paper.
This working paper offers recommendations to continue to create a more favourable environment for women who want to enter the labour market.
This working paper sugggest that much scope remains to make regulation of product markets more conducive to competition - notwithstanding progress in recent years - with substantial benefits for consumer welfare, productivity and employment.
This paper analyses various characteristics of the French labour market that may explain the low utilisation of labour potential.
This working paper looks at the housing market and the risks that it poses to the Irish economy.
This working paper discusses ways to strengthen competition in order to boost productivity growth and help restrain inflation in Ireland.
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Economic Outlook No. 79, Chapter 3. This special chapter addresses the following questions: How much will ageing boost public health and long-term care expenditures over the next 50 years? What other factors influence spending and how are they likely to evolve? Which role could policies play in containing future spending pressures?
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Samenvatting in het Nederlands Summary in Dutch. Résumé en néerlandais.
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2005 priorities for Iceland. In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the note records earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements and draft legislation presented to parliaments.