Too many workers leave the labour market permanently due to health problems, and yet too many people with a disabling condition are denied the opportunity to work. This is a social and economic tragedy common to virtually all OECD countries, and an apparent paradox that needs explaining.
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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 Australia.
This site contains a list of key references on Australia. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.
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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 Australia. 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.
This event will bring together key policy makers, community leaders and researchers from around Australia, together with leading experts from other OECD countries. The aim is to deepen the academic and policy debate about the impact and value of efforts to ‘join-up' different public services...
This conference will address topics such as social enterprises and corporate social responsibility. It aims to foster a dialogue on how social innovation can play an important role in contemporary economies and on how governments can foster it.
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms, focuses on key structural policy priorities for Australia, supported by a comparative analysis of the indicators in Chapter 2. The note also presents individual structural indicators of economic and labour market performance as well as comparative indicators for the key policy priorities listed.
Fomentar el espíritu empresarial significa movilizar la energía empresarial dentro de un proceso dinámico que se beneficia de todas las oportunidades que puede ofrecer la economía. Este trabajo analiza los factores que favorecen el empresariado y los obstáculos que impiden su desarrollo.
Fostering entrepreneurship means channelling entrepreneurial drive into a dynamic process which takes advantage of all the opportunities the economy can provide. This book analyses the factors that favour entrepreneurship and the obstacles that hinder it.
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This collection of papers illustrates the increasing momentum of performance management developments in OECD countries and raises many common issues which must be faced when developing a focus on performance as part of overall public management reform.