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Localities across the OECD area are confronted with the challenge of reducing high and persistent unemployment and defining new sources of economic growth, all in the context of shrinking public resources. The 9th Annual Meeting offered an opportunity to reflect on innovative ways to support local job creation, business growth and effective policy delivery.
These country notes profile public sector human resource practices and policies, covering issues including legal frameworks; age and gender composition of workers; public sector restructuring; management practices; industrial relations and reforms.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
After a recession of historic proportions, an export-led recovery is gaining traction in Ireland. The pace of recovery, however, varies sharply across sectors.
This report examines the relationship between SMEs' management of intellectual assets, innovation and competitiveness.
This international conference reviewed and drew lessons from successful past experiences and innovative solutions available today to identify how labour market policy, skills development and training policies can contribute to sustainable employment creation.
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This country note highlights key findings and challenges for Ireland from the synthesis on Sickness, Disability and Work: Breaking the Barriers.
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After one of the most severe recessions in the OECD area the Irish economy is now stabilizing but the recession left significant scars in the labour market that will take time to heal.
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This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010.
The Irish labour market is undergoing a severe adjustment following the sharp fall in output, which has been concentrated on labour intensive sectors.