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18-December-2007

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Sickness, Disability and Work (Vol. 2): Australia, Luxembourg, Spain and the United Kingdom

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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3-July-2007

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Review on "Clusters and Entrepreneurship"

The LEED Programme released a report on "Clusters and Entrepreneurship: International Comparisons" in June 2007. The aim of this study was to give policy advice on how to adapt and strengthen the policy framework in order to support cluster and entrepreneurship de

16-April-2007

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Global Knowledge Flows and Economic Development

Global knowledge flows are becoming a key driver of economic development. They encourage the inflow of new ideas and enable domestic innovation to be better exploited overseas. How can countries develop effective policies to reap the benefits that ...

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13-February-2007

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Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007: United Kingdom Country Note

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 the United Kingdom.

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19-October-2006

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Seminar on"Trade unions and welfare", Trento, Italy, 26-27 October 2006

This seminar is organised in cooperation with INAS CISL and Fondazione Giulio Pastore. The event will present and discuss the results of research addressing these issues undertaken in eight European countries: Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Belgium, Great Britain, Sweden and Poland.For each country, the research provides an overview of the changes in the trade union movement, not only as an actor in labour market bargaining, but also

11-October-2006

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From Immigration to Integration: Local Solutions to a Global Challenge

Today the battle for talent is as important as the battle for capital. In the knowledge economy, skilled migrants can offer a significant comparative advantage to local economies. Unskilled migrants are also in demand, particularly where demographic...

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2-August-2006

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OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance: United Kingdom

This site contains a list of key references on the United Kingdom. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.

20-June-2006

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Clusters, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Explores the success of major innovation and entrepreneurship clusters in OECD countries, the challenges they now face in sustaining their positions and the lessons for other places seeking to build successful clusters.

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5-April-2006

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Skills Upgrading: New Policy Perspectives

Skills are key to a better job and a better life. Yet acquiring them is often most difficult for the people who need them most: those trapped in low-paid jobs with hard working conditions. The result is an imbalanced labour market...

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7-February-2006

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Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006: Progress in Responding to the 2005 Policy Priorities - United Kingdom Country Note

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 the United Kingdom. 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.

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