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Sweden should make greater efforts to prevent and address mental health problems among people under the age of 30, in order to boost their job prospects and reduce government spending on health care and out-of-work benefits, according to a new OECD report.
Sweden is a very egalitarian country but inequalities have risen and some groups are poorly integrated into the labour market.
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.
This report examines the relationship between SMEs' management of intellectual assets, innovation and competitiveness.
This LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance thematic brochure reviews the experience of partnerships in different countries in addressing the implications of climate change and creating employment at local level.
After the onset of the crisis, unemployment in Sweden increased markedly, though much less than expected and than during the early 1990s, even as participation in the labour market held up well.
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This country note highlights key findings and challenges for Sweden from the synthesis on Sickness, Disability and Work: Breaking the Barriers.
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This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010.
Active players from European cities will discuss the challenges of integrated sustainable urban development.It will provide a unique opportunity to meet and exchange on the various challenges of urban development, especially in a context of economic downturn and environmental uncertainty.