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Policy silos and fragmented short-term policy interventions have become luxuries that our economies can no longer afford. This book provides concrete advice to policy makers at both national and local levels on how to better align policies, reduce duplication and waste, and “do more with less”.&
This single-country report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work explores some of the reasons behind this phenomena in Canada and the potential of its innovative recent and ongoing reforms.
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Canada’s labour market is emerging from the global recession somewhat faster than most other advanced economies.
G20 countries need to keep up the momentum of structural economic reform in order to boost confidence and job creation, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria tells G20 leaders.
This book identifies how development agencies and companies work, what they do and what constitutes success and value added. It explores international practices in a variety of locations and contexts, defining both the success factors and the challenges associated with development agencies.
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This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010.
OECD research shows that to be successful in today’s knowledge economy, communities need to invest not only in the supply of skills but also in the demand for skills.The new OECD LEED project on “Skills for Competitiveness” will examine the advantages of such demand-side policy interventions.
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The OECD Employment Outlook indicates that Canada’s unemployment rate was slow to take off, but is predicted to reach almost 10% by 2010. Since peaking in October 2008, full-time employment has dropped by 486 000.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
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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 Canada.