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.
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.
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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CELE and the UK Department for Schools, Children and Families are teaming up for an international conference on “Safer Schools, Safer Communities”.
Migrant education is receiving increased attention in all OECD countries. The proportion of students who are foreign-born or have foreign-born parents now exceeds 10% in Germany, Belgium, Austria, France, the Netherlands and Sweden, and is above 20% in Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada
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This paper develops and applies a simple “conditional growth” framework to make long-term GDP projections for the world economy.
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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in Ireland is part of ―Learning for Jobs‖, the OECD policy study of VET – a programme of analytical work and individual country reviews designed to help countries make their VET systems more responsive to labour market needs.
These are articles which appeared in the journal of the OECD Programme on Educational Building (PEB) between 1998 and 2008. In 2009, “PEB Exchange” changed its name to “CELE Exchange”.