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This report summarises the analysis, findings and policy recommendations from the project on Climate Change, Employment and Local Development undertaken by the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme.
The aims of the workshop are to outline the key findings and recommendations of the two reports and to look at how we can develop stronger partnerships across Sydney to reduce carbon emissions and increase economic and employment opportunities.
This report examines the relationship between SMEs' management of intellectual assets, innovation and competitiveness.
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Despite a small rise in the unemployment rate to 5.3% in August, Australia’s labour market is still outperforming most other OECD countries.
Australia faces the mutually reinforced challenges of boosting labour supply and promoting social inclusion. Labour underutilisation is especially prevalent among groups such as lone parents, people with disability, and Indigenous Australians.
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Australia has escaped the worst of the global recession and its unemployment rate, at 5.2%, is now one of the lowest in the OECD.
The conference hosted by NESA within the framework of the LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance saw a strengthening of partnerships between employment services, business leaders, the non-profit sector, governments and other stakeholders from Australia and abroad. Proceedings now online
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This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010.
The rapidly developing Southeast Asia region is confronted with significant labour market challenges. This initiative aims to address the issues of employment and skills, especially through an interaction platform for members.
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The OECD Employment Outlook indicates that employment in Australia is likely to decline by between 1.4% and 1.9%, or around 150 000-200 000 jobs, less by the end of 2010 than if no fiscal measures had been taken.